27km road stretch submitted for grading
By ROGERS KALERO
A TOTAL of 27 kilometres of gravel roads in Kamfinsa Farm Bloc has been submitted to the Ministry of Infrastructure Development for grading to help ease transportation of farmers and agricultural inputs in the area,” Kamfinsa Member of Parliament Christopher Kang’ombe has said.
Mr Kang’ombe said he had submitted a list of 27 kilometres of roads needing grading in the Kamfinsa Farm Bloc to the Minister of Infrastructure in Lusaka on Thursday and was hopeful that the list would receive positive response
In an interview in Kitwe, Mr Kang’ombe said the gravel roads submitted for grading were Misaka to Kanshimu through Katokamema ,four kilometres, . Kanshimu to Chipashi , four kilometres and. Mwambonalimo to Kawemi , three kilometres.
Others included Kawemi to Misaka, three kilometres, Chankalamo to Chipashi , three kilometres and Main Kamfinsa road joining to the Mufulira – Ndola road junction , 11 kilometres.
“I have submitted a list of 27 kilometres of roads needing grading in the Kamfinsa Farm Block to the Minister of Infrastructure. Once graded, it will help ease transportation of farmers and agricultural inputs in the area,” Mr Kang’ombe said.
Mr Kang’ombe, with other stakeholders in the constituency like the church has also been spearheading the establishment of youth skills and agricultural Training Centres in Misaka agricultural area.
Two weeks ago, he officiated at the fundraising braii for the establishment of the Misaka Skills and Agro Training Centre for District 1 of the United Church of Zambia (UCZ) Boys Brigade.
He said more than K30,000 was needed to establish a skills and agricultural Training Centre for the Boys Brigade in Misaka area of Kamfinsa constituency in the outskirts of Kitwe.
Mr Kang’ombe said the facility once set up will also be used for agricultural purposes by the youth of the church as Misaka was a farm block of the Constituency.
“As Kamfinsa MP, I will always support progressive ideas from the church and various stakeholders. Am happy that the UCZ had continued to be innovative and working hard to support youth entrepreneurship and supplementing government’s efforts in various ways
“My support may come in various ways. It may be lobbying for infrastructure development and many other ways. Together, let us make Kamfinsa constituency a better place. Let us avoid fault finding and concentrate on progressive ideas,” he said