Northwestern Province Permanent Secretary Ephraim Mateyo has said 2017 will be remembered as a landmark year when the Patriotic Front (PF) government delivered its campaign promises to the people in the region.
Mr. Mateyo said the connection of many towns in the province to the national electricity grid and the construction of the first ever five kilometres dual carriage way in Solwezi are some of the developmental activities that have been realised under President Edgar Lungu’s rule.
He further said the upgrading of Luwi mission hospital in Mwinilunga to a first and second level hospital and subsequent deployment of six doctors to the same institution was a clear indication of the developmental activities the PF government is undertaking in Northwestern province.
And Mr. Mateyo has told ZANIS that works on the Chingola-Solwezi road have advanced thereby leading to a reduction in travel time between the two towns.
He revealed that Lot one, which is about 43 kilometres running from Kifubwa bridge, has been completed and opened to the public.
He said this development was proof that President Lungu is a leader for all Zambians.
The Permanent Secretary further stated that immediately after the rains, government would embark of the construction of township roads in the province.
He has since implored the people of Northwestern province to look forward to this year as government was committed to accelerate development in the region.