Kasama District Commissioner, Felix Mwansa today said government has distributed about 300 iron sheets and 100 x 50 kilograms of cement to a number of schools that were damaged by heavy rains in the area.
Mr. Mwansa said the exercise was on-going and that many more schools would benefit, starting with those in need of urgent attention.
He said Government has allocated 55 roofing sheets and 15 x 50 kgs bags of cement to Musenga Basic School which had the roofing sheets of its 1x 3 classroom block blown off by heavy rains last week.
Mr. Mwansa said another 50 iron sheets and 10 x 50kgs bags of cement have been sent to Henry Kapata High School, while Chileshe Mukulu Basic School has been given 40 iron sheets and 12 bags of cement.
He further said, 40 roofing sheets and 15 x 50 kgs bags of cement have been delivered to Sume Basic School for the construction of a staff house there.
Mr. Mwansa told ZANIS that 40 Iron sheets and 6 x 50 kgs bags of cement have been distributed to Chafwa Basic School, which had the roofing sheets of one of its classrooms blown off by heavy rains recently.
He told the other affected schools which had not yet benefited from the programme, to remain calm, as they too would be assisted at an appropriate time.
[ ZANIS ]