President Edgar Lungu has announced that the Mpika district will be divided into three more districts.
Speaking at a rally in Mpika at Mining grounds, President Lungu announced that to further accelerate development, the 147 000 square kilometres district which is the largest district in Zambia would be split into three more districts.
“The creation of these districts will accelerate development and create jobs. You will have three more district hospitals, three police posts and three district offices among many other developmental advantages that come with this exercise,” he said.
President Lungu asked the jubilant crowd to retain the PF government into power for them to ensure continued development.
The Head of State is in Muchinga province on his re-election campaign trail.