President Edgar Lungu says government is determined to create a cholera free Zambia.
President Lungu says this is because his government values every life.
He says the Keep Zambia Clean, Green and Healthy Campaign is not a political issue but meant to enhance cleanliness.
President Lunga was speaking in Kafue at Mathanda Market when he participated in the cleaning exercise.
He has since urged citizens regardless political affiliation to participate and work together with government in cleaning surroundings.
President Lungu has further appealed to everyone to participate in the cleaning exercise every last weekend of the month.
The President has also praised the Zambia National Service for the commitment to spearhead the exercise.
President Lungu also toured Mathanda market, where he bought fish and a variety of vegetables from traders.
He also checked on Sanitation levels at the market’s fee-paying toilet.
And Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo urged the people to ensure they maintain the infrastructure that supports the market’s sanitation.
Meanwhile Kafue district Commissioner Joseph Kamana said the district has been participating in the clean campaign.
And Kafue Mayor Thomas Zulu said he is working with the people to ensure the district is clean and conducive for operations and eventually prevent diseases.