All is set for the three hundred thousand kwacha ultra-modern Chibolya township market construction in Kankoyo constituency of Mufulira District in Copperbelt province.
Kankoyo Member of Parliament, Brian Mushimba who confirmed the development today said his constituency had received a total of K 700,000 Constituency Development Fund (CDF), of which K350,000 would be used to construct a modern market in Chibolya township.
Mr. Mushimba , who is also Transport and Communications Minister, said Chibolya township has had no market for a long time , a situation he said had forced traders to sell on the streets.
He said apart from the K700,000 CDF which had already been received at the constituency, another K 700,000 would be released.
The parliamentarian said the funds would be spent on infrastructure development in his constituency.
“ Government had earmarked to construct a clinic in Kankoyo central, a youth recreation center in Butondo Township where youths would be empowered with different life which they could use to earn a living adding that all these projects would be done using CDF, “ he said.
The Member of Parliament said all these projects had already been approved by the Ministry of Local Government and would commence soon.
In another development, Mr. Mushimba said 25 kilometers of township roads would be worked on in Kankoyo constituency as part of the C400.
He added that the roads works were expected to commerce early next year as the contractor was currently working on township roads in Chingola District.
Mr. Mushimba pledged to buy three welding machines which would be given to the youths of Kankoyo central, Chibolya, and Butondo Townships to enable them earn a living.
The parliamentarian said the youths would use the welding machines to make doors, door frames, and window frames, among others accessories adding that he would find a market for their products as a way of empowering them.