The Lusaka City Council has bought equipment worth 5 billion Kwacha to help in the collection of garbage around the City.
The equipment which includes 5 Tipper trucks, an Excavator, a Vaccum Tanker, a Tower wagon among others, was bought through loans from Stanbic and Zanaco Banks.
Lusaka Mayor Daniel Chisenga says the equipment will improve service delivery to the communities by the local authority.
Mr Chisenga has warned people to stop the indiscriminate throwing of waste around the city or face prosecution.
Mr Chisenga was speaking at the handover ceremony of the equipment at the Lusaka City council today.
And Stanbic Bank Managing Director Dennis Kennedy pledged his bank’s continued support to the local authorities.
And Zanaco Head of Institutional Banking, Chabotu Chiyaba says the Bank is proud to be associated with the project.