UNITED National Independence Party (UNIP) president Tilyenji Kaunda has said his government will reintroduce free education from grades one to university level.
Mr Kaunda said at a public rally held at Mpezeni Park square in Chipata yesterday that his party would ensure that free education was reintroduce once it forms government on Thursday.
He said he was serious to empower the people of Zambia with free education in order to enhance development in the country.
“I am very serious on this matter. I am going to reintroduce free education from grades one to university,”he said.
He said UNIP was the party that was not telling lies to people but the truth.
Mr Kaunda pledged to empower the farmers with free farming inputs thereby slashing all the requirements which farmers were being asked to contribute.
He said his government is going to give free fertiliser and seeds to small scale farmers for the next five years.
Mr Kaunda said his government would give free health care to the Zambian citizens.
He said his government is going to give an empowerment to youth and women.
He said his government is going to give a living allowance of K200 per child to unemployed single mother’s up to the maximum of four children.
Mr Kaunda said his government would further give a living allowance of K200 for the aged from K65 years upwards and the disabled.
He said party was committed to adopt chiefdoms as centres for development as well as establish an industry for every natural resources as part of creating wealth and jobs for all citizens.
Mr Kaunda said his would also ensure that various companies were opened for the benefit of the majority Zambians.
And Eastern Province UNIP Teddy Banda said the former ruling party was still strong in the province.