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Chief Lubunda Summons Police, DC over increasing accidents and lack of road signage on new roads

Rural News Chief Lubunda Summons Police, DC over increasing accidents and lack of road...

A traditional leader in Mwense district in Luapula province has expressed concern over the increasing number of road traffic accidents along Mansa – Nchelenge road.

Chief Lubunda of the Chishinga speaking people of Mwense aired his concern when he summoned Mwense District Commissioner, the Council Chairperson and Mwense police officer in charge at his palace yesterday.

The Traditional Leader has also attributed the increase in the number of accidents on the road to lack of road signs and bad state of the road.

He wondered why the road was constructed without road signs and has since requested the local authority to ensure that the road is properly marked.

Chief Lubunda also called for the relevant authorities to work on the potholes which have developed a long road.
He said if not repaired quickly the road will become impassable and many lives will be lost through accidents.

Meanwhile, the council chairperson Richard Kafwanka said his office has already communicated with the Road Development Agency (RDA) about the matter but that no feedback has been given so far.

He however promised that his office will once again liaise with RDA to ensure that the problem is addressed as soon as possible

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9 COMMENTS

  1. Well done my Chief. This is what we mean positive Social Accountability where the community must provide checks on government departments in a progressive manner. Mwane, please engage other chiefs along the same road from Mansa to Chienge and the northern part to do the same not only roads but other services as well e.g. water and sanitation, education, health, End of Thinking Capacity (ETC).

  2. Thank you Chief. I almost lost my life in that road too. There are no signs in that road at all.

    Thank you very much Chief. U are a real Chief!

    • Zambia, Zambia! Kwena, a road is reconstructed with no road signs? Then you will be shouting Dununa reverse. Who certified the road for use without road signs?

  3. Correction Chief Lubunda is a Luunda chief not Chishinga. …the language spoken in the area is of Bemba dialect but the chief is among the Luunda chiefs of the valley such as Kashiba, Lukwesa, Kambwili up to Mwansabombwe, Kawambwa.

  4. I am Zambian, mechanical engineer with over 50 years experience in maintenance and repair of various pieces of machinery including HD stuff. I have teamed up with a group of guys here who have been in Quarrying/road construction business for close to 20 years in the UK and even travelled to Zambia together to register a new company and applied for licences for mining and environmental impact assessment certificate etc. Imagine 6 months on, nothing has come through. That’s Zambie for you. All those guys we met from RDA etc and even dined with them, don’t want Zambians like me to start fixing/making roads but rather, they engage CHONCHOLIS for kick backs…

    • Ndanje Khakis , Please shut up. Do not expose your ignorance in public.
      Chief Lubunda is Chishinga , Mwansabombwe is not a chief , is an area of the Shila tribe.
      They were there before the Lunda came. Lunda chiefs are Kashiba the elder brother of Kazembe , Kanyembo and the last to be installed is Lukwesa.
      Mwata Kazembe settled in Mwansabombwe a Shila area. That is why you say ‘ku’ Mwansabombwe and
      not ‘kwa’.

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