Council Public Relations Officer, Henry Kapata
Council Public Relations Officer, Henry Kapata

The Lusaka City Council (LCC) has demolished some make shift stalls at the Intercity Bus Terminus.

In an interview with ZANIS today, LCC Public Relations Officer, Henry Kapata disclosed that the council carried out an operation that saw the demolition of 130 makeshift stalls at the bus terminus.

Mr. Kapata said the operation was done to facilitate for the construction of new modern shops that will be better placed so as not to inconvenience the traveling public.

He further said the construction project, which is scheduled to start this year, will take about six months to be completed.

Meanwhile, Mr. Kapata has advised would be developers to consult town planners at the council to avoid the pain of having their structures demolished.

And what looked like an innocent and well built fence has been pulled down in Lusaka’s Mass Media area by the Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company.

This follows investigations by the water utility company that the fence was built on a main water supply line.

Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company Public Relations Officer, Topsy Sikalinda, charged that the owner of the land did not request for land inspection from service providers.

And Lusaka City Council Public Relations Manager, Chanda Makanta has confirmed having not received any booking for the inspection of the area.

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22 COMMENTS

  1. Kapata, U r fired dont you that these are the people who voted for me.Ask Nkandu Luo, I demoted her over this issue.Hand over the keys 2moro 0600hrs sharp

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  2. There is no mention of illegal allocation of the said plot in the report
    Why was the plot allocated for development in the first place if the council had full knowledge of the water infrastructure underground?
    Kwa Lusaka is such a pathetic shanty

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  3. That is the Govt working. While bloggers are busy insulting ubuteko, planning is going on for a better Zambia. Viva MCS. We are behind you.

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  4. Lusaka City Council should even move in at Marero’s Lilanda grave yards and clean up these areas.

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  5. You will have done a commendable job if you moved to remove the vendors from the streets as well. The town is filthy and chaotic. Come the rainy season, Chorela will sure break out!

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  6. GOOD. LET STANDARDS AND SANITY COME BACK TO ZAMBIA. CIVIC OFFICERS CAN’T JUST BE GIVING PLOTS ILLEGALLY AND ILLEGAL STRUCTURES ERECTED IN TURN. IT’S NOT RIGHT. THERE ARE MANY TRANSMISSION LINES BURRIED UNDER GROUND SUCH AS ELECTRICITY, TELEPHONE, WATER PIPES, CHEMICAL WHICH APPEARS ON LAND DEVELOPMENT MAPS. ONCE PROPERLY CONSULTED THE AFFECTED UTILITY COMPANIES WILL ADVISE DEVELOPERS ON WHAT IS UNDER GROUND TO AVOID DAMAGE, LOSS OF LIFE, CONTAMINATION, ETC. IN THE PREVIOUS GOVTs ANYONE DID ANYTHING AFTER BRIBING PEOPLE IN AUTHORITY. THIS MUST STOP AND IT CAN ONLY STOP BY SUCH ACTIONS AS IN BOTH VIDEO AND TEXT ABOVE. I FULLY SUPPORT THE COUNCIL. PLANNING PERMISSIONS ARE VERY IMPORTANT AND THEY ARE LAW. THEREFORE, MUST STRICTLY BE FOLLOWED.

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  7. But why wait for him to finish the wall fence for you to correct the situation?Very wasteful pa zed.

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  8. Yes very good. We want sanity tocome back to Zambia. Let laws start working again. If you dont respect the law the law has to punish you for tramping on it. Law is Law and no person in their capacity have unfettered power over it.

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  9. LT, CAN YOU PLEASE SHOW US THE LUSAKA AGRIC SHOW IN PICTURES OR/AND VIDEOS. DON’T SHOWS US THE PRESIDENTS AGAIN. SHOW US THE EXHIBITIONS STANDS AND PERFORMING ARTS.

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  10. LCC should make a bold stand and enagage whoever is the owner of walled perimeter on the nothern gate of Inter City Bus Terminus and buy it off. The current Bus Stop cannot meet demand. It is too small. Lets plan ahead.

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  11. Bwana Mkubwa correct.
    extend the terminus  and to the wall fence on the north and do the roads around it or move it to somewhere else bigger. Not just thriving on demolitions.

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  12. How can the council demolish the structures without first approving the new plans? why appealing to would be developers to follow satndards , marubish, from getto countries

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  13. Mwalinvotela kale ba kapala so get the hell out. I will come back again in 2016 for yo vote. All u short-memory electrorates need is lies, lies and more lies….So long suckersssssssss….LOL

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  14. Good…tht place is too clouded pipo…you did well to take them away en make modern one ..hygien also is very important…tht place is always smelling like hell..toilets eish!!!!! my foot!!!!!

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  15. Good…tht place is too clouded pipo…you did well to take them away en make modern one ..hygien also is very important…tht place is always smelling like hell..toilets eish!!!!! my foot!!!!!:d

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