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It is only in Zambia where people hate you for being generous-Lusambo

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Former Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Chilosha Lusambo has said it is only in Zambia where people hate you for being generous.

And Mr. Lusambo has donated K100, 000 to the choir at United Church of Zambia’s St. Margaret’s Congregation in Kaunda Square to go toward the planned procurement of a bus.

Speaking during the Sunday Church Service, Mr. Lusambo said some people plotted to dislodge him from the Kabushi Parliamentary Seat he previously held because of being charitable.

Mr. Lusambo vowed to continue being generous saying if being charitable was a crime he would be committing it every day.

“It is only in Zambia where a generous person is hated. This only happens in Zambia. This has shocked me. Where I come from, my parents taught me to be generous. There is a blessing in giving. When I was donating to people in Kabushi Constituency, some people came to tell me that we will remove you from the seat because you are generous. Is giving people a crime? But I vowed that I will continue giving even if you remove me from Parliament because there is nothing in Parliament but there is a blessing in giving. We will continue giving and if giving is a crime then I will be committing this crime every day. I have followed the choir here and we will meet their needs,” he said.

“The choir has told me that they have already started fundraising and they have raised K90, 000. They want to procure a bus. With my team, my family, Mrs Lusambo and all my children including Edgar and Esther told me that I must do great things because I am tall. So from the K90, 000 you have raised we are going to top up K100, 000. We are also going to buy speakers for the Church. This is not the first time we are giving. We have made donations to all parts of the country that includes Mongu, Central Province and Copperbelt. In Kabushi we have empowered many churches. There is a blessing in giving. If you remember some time back many people used to call me a cadre but because of God’s power I became Kabushi MP and Minister for Lusaka and Copperbelt Provinces,” Mr. Lusambo continued.

Meanwhile, Mr. Lusambo has asked Zambians to pray for former President Edgar Chagwa Lungu.

“Right now, we only have Mr. Lungu as a former President. As Zambians we look after the elderly well. In our culture we keep the elderly in our homes, not in the old people’s homes like in other cultures. In our culture we learn from the elders in order to know where we are coming from and where we are going. So, let us all pray for the former President Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu. He is the only former President we have,” he said.

Mr. Lusambo added that people should be aware that Zambia does not belong to politicians alone.

“I came here following an invitation from the choir that has an album launch. So, as a resident of Kaunda Square I so it fit to come and listen to the new songs from the choir. We are in the festive season. This is a season of loving one another. Jesus came on earth to unify this world. As a church when you see things going bad in the country you must rise to pray for the country. When you hear that homosexuality has come to Zambia you as the body of Christ should feel bad, you must get worried and you must pray that God removes this abomination. Zambia is a Christian nation but Christianity should not just be on paper. We must show our faith through deeds. You can’t be a Christian when you do not help your suffering neighbour. Zambia is a country for every citizen. This is not a country for Mr. Lungu, Mr. Hakainde or politicians. Politicians are fewer but the country is in the hands of all citizens,” he said.

“It is you the people that give politicians the mandate to lead. We feel that Peter can lead us, so Peter we give you the mandate to lead us but if you see that Peter is not meeting your expectations you can speak out. Let us pray for the people leading us. If the ones ruling us are going in the right direction let us pray for them. If they are not leading us in a good way let us pray for them to change. The Bible says when believers rule people get satisfied but when non believers rule people cry. As a church, pray for the people crying to wipe away people’s tears,” Mr. Lusambo said.

23 COMMENTS

  1. Mr Lusambo no one hates you for being generous. What people do not like is flushing their money in their faces. This k100, 000 you are giving away where did you get it from? What is evil is stealing money from people and then start showing off to the people you have stolen from.

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  2. Look who is talking. Sir, your government used to hound anyone who would dare try to help their community and was not a member of your floundering party in government. Talk about the kettle calling the pot black … Oops! Munamuuza ati bwanji muyanu? Ati akapeleke kuti generator???

  3. KZ begin to mourn your late brother and will sympathise with you, but conducting yourself as as usual, will conclude true sacrificing of your own. ‘Ubuloshi’ always suspected, recall mysterious midget appeared during KZ car accident.

  4. KZ begin to mourn your late brother, conducting yourself as as usual, will conclude true sacrificing of your own. ‘Ubuloshi’ always suspected, recall a midget appearing during KZ car accident totally drunk with a Russian escort girl.

    • Muna you are a sick son of a beech. I dare you to visit zambia so that I fark you up. This is why my boys sleep with your women you f00Lish upnd uk boys. You then visit zambia and come to eat our left overs. Talk about my brother again and see how one by one you will lose your loved ones. Don’t play with me. I have witch doctors that can finish you.

  5. @Kaloki you made my day, I remember when Pf I’m not mentioning names, told HIM I’m also not going mention his name, ati peleka uko ka generator.

  6. Lusambo the difference between you and Robin Hood is that this European bandit was not hiding where and how he obtained the wealth he was distributing to the poor. He was also not keeping everything to himself and handing out a little crumbs to charity then demanding to be loved for it.

  7. This where the problem lies in this part of the world. Politicians think donations is development. Donations cannot and will never be development on any day. This message needs to be strongly passed on to our politicians. From this you can tell that our politicians do not have a clue on what development is and mistake handouts for development

    • And this is a generation issue sterming from colonial era, and has become a mindset issue. Always expecting to be given,,,,,instead of working hard to achieve. Colonial masters were dishing out presents…….our governments have relied on foreign countries donations to grow economies…….people are are expecting handouts from Politicians……….and by so doing politicians think that is development.
      If I could, I would change the title of this article from from “It is only in Zambia where people hate you for being generous” to ” IT IS ONLY IN ZAMBIA WHERE BA POMPWEE ARE LEFT RUNNING THE SHOW. INSTEAD OF HAVING THEM LOCKED UP”. And have the audacity to start manipulating people with cheap donations.

  8. Really laughable…generous with their money you stole…you were poor like an empty pocket before you were a minister. Genuine rich people don’t make noise when they donate anything

  9. When you give away stolen money, you are not being generous, you are simply giving back to people what is theirs. The hate comes from the fact that you did not tell people that it was always their money. Bowman will be begging by 2026, mark my words.

  10. Well-done Minister Bowman Chilosha Lusambo for your donation to the choir at United Church of Zambia’s St. Margaret’s Congregation in Kaunda Square toward the planned procurement of a bus. That’s a wonderful spirit of giving – provided that the funds would develop and benefit the members of church, be it spiritually, emotionally and perhaps economically. It is vital to give responsibly and not for the purposes of receiving scores. And yes, who are we to judge your wonderful gift of giving particularly if its without ulterior motives.

    However, as a Minister and/or a Public Servant, it is also important to note that your source of income requires to be revealed to the Public, and its tax implication. You are holding the highest office in the country and therefore, you account to the…

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    However, as a Minister and/or a Public Servant, it is also important to note that your source of income requires to be revealed to the Public, and its tax implication. You are holding the highest office in the country and therefore, you account to the public especially that there is so much corruption in the country, which New Dawn is attempting to curb.

    Shouldn’t transparency and accountability be exhibited to the people of Zambia, Mr Chilosha?

  12. stolen money must not take the Centre stage in Zambia Yes peple in zambia hate corrupt, hypocrites and anything gained dubiously. So, to hell with sinful money

  13. Kudos to Honarable Lusambo,the problem we zambians has is jerous,we are not happy when we see our friends progress.Lusambo dont listen to destiny destroyers you have a mission and just continue to fight a good fight of faith.God will reward you.Seed time and harvest time will never cease declares the word of God so CONTINUE WITH YOUR CHARITY.Even if stolen or not the good part of it it is being used in zambia than taking zambian money to south Afica and America.Our zambian money belong to zambia.

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