LUANGENI Member of Parliament (MP) Charles Zulu has urged the people of his area not to be swayed by prophet of doom, currently peddling lies in the constituency.
Mr Zulu who is immediately past deputy minister of energy said when he held a meeting at Zimema village in Chipata on Saturday that it was not proper for some people claiming to be honourables to embark on premature campaigns aimed at disturbing the people in the constituency.
He said such prophet of doom whom he described as ‘fake people’ must be ignored by the people of the constituency but instead give support to him and President Edgar Lungu in order to steer development in the constituency.
Mr Zulu who was accompanied by Kabompo East MP Danny Chingimbu said he was aware that some of the prophet of doom were busy giving out salt, chickens, t-shirts including chitenge materials to the people of Luangeni constituency.
He said there was need for people of Luangeni constituency to partner with the Government in an effort to foster meaningful development in the constituency saying he was on top of things as an MP to ensure that the area is developed.
“You must be careful with these fake people who have nothing to offer apart from giving you salt, chickens,t-shirts and chitenge materials. These people what i know they are going round claiming that they are honourables whilst not because I am the only one in this area is called honourable,”Mr Zulu said.
He said there was need for such unscrupulous people to tell the people of Luangeni the truth rather than peddling lies at the expense of what he and the Government was doing in the area.
He urged the people of Luangeni to work with the Government of President Lungu in order to continue accelerating development in the constituency.
He said the people of Luangeni were looking for instead of giving them handouts such as salt.
Mr Zulu said the people of Luangeni must be happy working with him because the area for the first time had electricity, good drinking water,an ambulance at Chikando clinic, good roads network and improvement of schools. He assured the people of Luangeni that he would work hard to ensure that people were provided with safe drinking water and electricity in each place.
He said he was looking forward to provide each church with a decent roof in the constituency.
He said the Government delayed the payment of farmers because of the overwhelming in the number of bags bought from farmers to what they had budgeted for.
He praised the people of Luangeni for voting for President Lungu in the presidential election.
He said President Lungu was happy with the votes which came from Luangeni Constituency.
He said there was also need to work for foster the unity of purpose by embracing One Zambia,One Nation.
He however handed over certificates to Chisomo-Kazola women club,Ngalande Women Club,Matongwe women club,Chikondi-Kabiya women club and Mtowe women club.