KASAMA District Commissioner (DC) Lt. Col. Steven Chanda has announced that August 21st to 24th , 2009 as the dates for the Ukusefya pa Ng’wena Bemba traditional ceremony to be held at Ilamfya royal kraal in Mungwi district.
Speaking on behalf of Paramount Chief Chitimukulu and the Bemba Royal Authority (BRA) Col. Chanda said President Rupiah Banda is expected to attend this years cerebrations.
The DC appealed to individuals and institutions to assist in the preparations and the success of holding this year’s Ukusefya Pang’wena traditional ceremony.
He said the year’s celebration would attract many people who would come from various parts of the country.
Meanwhile, DC has appealed to Police and Kasama Municipal Council to help in flashing out the under age youth who sell alcohol in packs.
Col. Chanda said the trend of selling alcohol in the public places is illegal and anyone found should be visited by law.
In another development Col. Chanda called on Constituencies to utilise the Constituency Development Funds (CDF) to improve the infrastructure in their respective areas.
Col. Chanda stated that once this year’s CDF funds are not utilized, it would be difficult to access next’s funding.
He has urged Kasama Central and Lukashya Constituencies to utilize the K400 Million for each Constituency which are meant to better the living standards of suffering people in their areas.