President Edgar Lungu has directed the Ministry of Health to set up a Hospital in the newly declared Chifunabuli District in Luapula Province.
The President revealed that the people of Chifunabuli have for a long time faced challenges in accessing health services in the area.
President Lungu said this in the area today where he was drumming up support for Chifunabuli District aspiring PF Council Chairperson.
“ Among the services which come with a district includes the presence of a district hospital which the people of Chifunabuli are in dire need, “ he said.
Speaking at the same event, minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya assured the local people that a contractor will be on site as soon as possible conduct a survey in readiness of the construction of the hospital.
He said his ministry will work with great speed to ensure that the works for the construction of the hospital commence as soon as possible.
President Lungu has also directed the ministry of General education to upgrade Mwewa secondary school into a boarding school to cater for the learners in the area.
‘ The PF government is a government of the people hence it is committed to the improvement of the lives of people, “ the President stated.
And Minister of General education Michael Mabumba told the residents that his ministry will ensure the upgrading of the local school shall come with different amenities which will support the development.
Mr. Mabumba noted that the upgrading of the school will see an improvement of infrastructure development such as increased accommodation for the teachers and pupils and also an increase in classes.
Chifunabuli is among the five newly created District under President Lungu’s government.