Sinazongwe District Commissioner (DC) Oliver Pelete has said government has spent K3.4 billion on building and rehabilitating Schools for the past three years in the district.
Mr. Pelete said at the hand over of a teacher’s house at Muuka Basic School that was built by PilgrimWesleyan Church of Zambia that government has built 56 class rooms in the entire district.
He said government would this year expand Maamba high School to cater for the growing number of pupils.
Mr. Pelete said government would also build another high School after expanding the Maamba high School.
The DC disclosed that government graded the Kanchindu/ Siampondo road that did not receive attention for over 25 years and the works ended at Nyanga near Siameja.
Mr. Pelete said through the Land Development Funds that the district received, the Local Authority has developed Siansowa Township which is at the centre of tourism and fishing activities in the district.
He also thanked the Pilgrim Wesleyan Church for finding a Sponsor from United States of America to build a teacher’s house and to help in alleviating the housing shortages among the teachers in Muuka area.
Pilgrim Wesleyan National Suprintendent Dr Alfred Kalembo commended government for ensuring that all citizens have equal access to education.
Dr. Kalembo said the delivery of quality education calls for adequate and appropriate infrastructure especially for teacher’s houses.
The donor for the teacher’s house that was built at K30 million Brian Maydew said he was happy for making a contribution to the school to assist the community the community in accessing education.