Kabushi Member of Parliament Bowman Lusambo has implored Councilors in his constituency to intensify their efforts in delivering development to the people.
Mr. Lusambo who is also Lusaka Province Minister said this in Ndola on Monday when he met Kabushi Councilors and ward including constituency officials.He said the Councilors have a mandate to deliver to the expectations of the people in line with the campaign promises.
Mr Lusambo also announced that he will not interfere in the management of the Ward and Constituency Development Funds.He said the selection and implementation of projects will be solely done by the Ward and Constituency Development Committees as a way of enhancing transparency.
Mr. Lusambo challenged the Councilors and party officials to continue mobilsing the party ahead of 2021 general elections.He said the PF in Kabushi should strive to ensure that it maintains the number one spot it attained in the 2016 general elections by delivering development to the people.
Mr. Lusambo said he got the highest number of votes on the Copperbelt when he polled 21,901 representing 75.1% because of the hard work of the party structures who mobilized for him during the campaigns.
He said it is important that the party maintains that position in the 2021 election and even increases the percentage of the total votes to around 85 percent.
Mr. Lusambo also announced that he will in the next few weeks launch an aggressive youth and women economic empowerment drive in Kabushi constituency.
The Kabushi lawmaker said he will target youths and women in block making, car washing and taxi businesses as a way of economically empowering them.
And one of the Councilors interviewed after the meeting commended Mr. Lusambo for working with the party structures on the ground.He said the Councilors in Kabushi are fully committed to ensuring that all campaign promises are fulfilled.