Thursday, July 25, 2024

Zambia Police Service Assures Tight Security During the Summit for Democracy and Vice President Kamala Harris’ Visit


The Inspector General of Police, Lemmy Kajoba, has given assurances that the forthcoming Summit for Democracy (S4D) and the visit of the Vice President of the United States of America, Kamala D. Harris, will be well-secured, and any security threats will be dealt with effectively.

During the press conference, Mr. Kajoba emphasized that the Zambia Police Service is fully prepared to deal with any potential security threats during the events. He said: “We are alive to the fact that during this period, there are certain individuals and groupings with an agenda to champion causes that may be alien to our country and inimical to our tradition and cultural values. I wish to warn those with such ill-intentions that our officers are fully equipped and ready to deal with them.”

He further added, “We have put in place adequate measures aimed at creating a safe and secure environment for all. We will be deploying enough officers to cover the summit venue and other areas of concern.”

Mr. Kajoba also urged the public to exercise patience and caution during this period, as there will be a large number of VIP escorts in the city. He said, “The two events will indeed attract a large number of VIP escorts in our city. We would like to appeal to all motorists and the general public to exercise caution and patience during this period as some of the roads may be temporarily closed at certain times to allow the smooth flow of VIP vehicles. In such situations, the public will always be guided on the alternative routes to use.”

The Inspector General also highlighted the importance of the events and the positive impact they would have on Zambia’s reputation on the global stage. He said, “These two events are of great importance not only to our country but to the global community as well. We are committed to ensuring that peace, law, and order prevail before, during, and after these significant events.”

The Inspector General concluded by reassuring the public that the Zambia Police Service is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for all attendees. He said, “I wish to assure the general public and our visitors that the Zambia Police Service is committed to ensuring that peace, law and order prevails before, during and after these significant events. For any emergencies, members of the public are advised to utilize our toll-free line 9010.”

The Summit for Democracy is a significant event that brings together global leaders to discuss democracy, human rights, and the rule of law. The visit of the Vice President of the United States of America, Kamala D. Harris, further underscores the importance of these events. It is expected that the summit and the Vice President’s visit will bolster Zambia’s reputation on the global stage and bring about various economic and social benefits to the country.


  1. Open letter to Kamala Harris. Dear Mrs Vice President, if you really believe in democracy, kindly put off your trip to this country called Zambia. What you are told about this country is not what is on the ground.
    If your aim is to fight Chinese influence here, I would advise that instead you go to Shanghai because that’s where the Chinese are found.

  2. They cant assure us tight security but are quick and ready to assure our imperialist guests all the comforts we dont have. House Nigger behaviour: Please the master, forget about your own kids

  3. Funny isn’t it? I remember HH joining protests especially those organized by Unza students. Now the tables have turned.

  4. This VP is coming but beware of the secret weapons they may deliver during the trip. America is desperate and Zambia will be used in a proxy war in the region.BRICS are applying the pressure and the dying horse is becoming very desperate to create a diversion.

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