The police command in Northern Province says it is ready to ensure that peace and security prevails during the Ukusefya Pa Ng’wena traditional ceremony of the Bemba people slated for 1st August 2015.
Divisional Criminal Investigations, Officer Mubita Nawa, told ZANIS in an interview that police are ready to ensure that law and order is maintained during the ceremony which will be preceded by the installation of Paramount Chief Chitimukulu the 38th.
Mr. Nawa echoed the statement by the Bemba Royal Establishment for politicians not to politicize traditional affairs.
He said people from all walks of life should freely mingle with others during the ceremony saying police will not entertain political clashes.
Mr. Nawa also cautioned motorists to uphold road safety rules.
The Ukusefya Pa Ng’wena Traditional Ceremony will be held on 1st August and will be preceded by the installation of Paramount Chief Chitimukulu the 38th, Kanyanta Manga II on 31st July, 2015.