Government has procured a tipper truck worthy K784, 000 for the Mongu Municipal Council.
Speaking during the handover of the truck at provincial administration in Mongu today, Acting Western Province Permanent Secretary Bernard Chomba urged the local authority to fully utilize the truck to ensure high levels of cleanliness in the district.
Mr. Chomba stated that it is important to ensure that all the public places and homes are kept clean to avoid outbreak of diseases such as cholera.
And Mongu Mayor Kusiyo Akayombokwa thanked government for supporting the local authority to improve its service delivery systems.
Mr. Akayombokwa said the truck will go a long way in helping the Council maintain roads and cleanliness in the townships.
He implored residents to work with the local authority and ensure high levels of cleanliness in the district.
The vehicle is meant to enforce the Make Zambia, Clean, Green and Health campaign in Mongu district which was re-launched by President Edgar Lungu in April this year.