Mufulira District Commissioner Chanda Kabwe has confirmed that he has been transferred to Kitwe in the same capacity.
Mr Kabwe has since thanked President Edgar Lungu for the appointment describing it a great honour.
‘It is a great honour for me to serve under the good administration of President Lungu who is determined to uplift the living standards of the vulnerable in society,’ he said in a statement.
He added, ‘I pledge my total loyalty to President Lungu through hardworking by serving the people of the great city of Kitwe which is the mining and industrial hub of the Copperbelt.’
He said he is humbled and highly motivated by President Lungu’s trust and confidence he has in him as a youth for giving him the huge responsibility to be the District Commissioner of Kitwe taking over from the seasoned administrator Elias Kamanga.
‘I have learnt a lot from Mr Kamanga and it is not an easy task to fit in his shoes, my appeal to the residents of Kitwe is that let us work together to develop the city because my government is in hurry to move the nation forward,’ Mr Kabwe said.
‘To the people of Mufulira thank you very much for supporting me in my duties as we endeavoured day in and out to make the district a better place for all by embarking on various social and economical developmental projects.’
He said, ‘Without the involvement of different Government Heads of Departments, the business community, the Church, NGOs, the Media, the residents and other stakeholders in Mufulira I would have not performed my duties alone because no man is an island. I promise to the residents of Kitwe and other stakeholders that I will work according to their expectations to ensure that the outlook of the city changes through initiating projects that will benefit everyone.’
“As the new district commissioner for the city of Kitwe am urging the people of Mufulira to give full support to the DC they will be given by President Lungu as they did to me in order for the district to prosper.”
“Kitwe is important in the country because it is the second largest city from Lusaka and there is need to transform its status of as I have numerous developmental plans for the city”