Government to construct 1 000 housing units and a shopping in Mumbwa district.
Government is to construct one thousand housing units and a shopping complex at a cost of 140 billion Kwacha in Mumbwa district.
Council Secretary Aaron Kamalondo has told ZANIS in an interview in Mumbwa that the proposed plan has already been submitted to the Ministry of Local Government and Housing.
Mr. Kamalondo has disclosed that Chiefs Mumba and Moono have agreed to release part of the land along the Lusaka- Mongu road where the housing units and a shopping mall will be constructed.
He says although people have settled in the area, the settlers will be given the option to either stay there or vacate the place
Mr. Kamalondo has added that those who wish to remain will do so on condition that they build modern and permanent structures in line with the plans of the council.
The Council Secretary disclosed that those who will opt to leave the area will be compensated with 20 by 50 kilogramme pockets of Cement and 20 roofing sheets among others.