Mwinilunga East Member of Parliament (MP) Stephen Katuuka has expressed concern over the shoddy works done by a named Construction company engaged to rehabilitate the road infrastructure in the area.
Speaking in an interview with ZANIS in Lusaka today, Mr. Katuuka said the T-5 Mwinilunga/Solwezi roadÂ including feeder roads in Chiefs Kakoma and Chibwika’s
areas are all in a deplorable state.
Mr. Katuuka named the deplorableÂ feeder roads in his constituency as Kahona/Kanyaya, Lumwana/Kakoma and Kakoma/Kambimba which also connects to
neighboring Congo DR
The Mp mentioned other roads asÂ Chibwika/Kamapanda which goes to Angola.
The MP called for the thorough scrutinizing contractorsÂ saying some of them are
bent on defrauding government out of colossal sums of money.
He appealed to government to engage genuine contractors in the rehabilitation of
roads to avoid spending money on the same roads.
Mr. Katuuka has sinceÂ requestedÂ Ministry of Works and Supply to tell the named
contractor to re-do the road repairs saying a good road network enhances quick
delivery of goods and services to the market.
The Mp further appealed to government to rehabilitate the Solwezi/Mwinilunga road
which he said is in a state of disrepair adding that motorists traveling to
Mwinilunga district inÂ North Western province risked damaging their vehicles and
losing their lives.