Kawambwa to name first ever Girls Technical High School after President Edgar Lungu

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President Edgar Lungu with Mr Richard Bennett CEO SunBird Bioenegry Africa during the ground breaking ceremony at Kawambwa Cassava farm and biorefinery plant which will Produce Bioethonol (biofuel)- PICTURE BY EDDIE MWANALEZA/ STATEHOUSE.16-12-2015
President Edgar
Lungu with Mr Richard Bennett CEO SunBird Bioenegry Africa
during the ground breaking ceremony at Kawambwa Cassava farm
and biorefinery plant which will Produce Bioethonol (biofuel)-
PICTURE BY EDDIE MWANALEZA/ STATEHOUSE.16-12-2015Various
stakeholders who include Chiefs and elected officials in
Kawambwa District have resolved to name Luapula Province’s
first ever Girls Technical High School after President Edgar
Lungu.

The Technical High School is being constructed in Sub Chief
Kabanda’s area by China Harbour under the 142 million United
States dollars contract for the Kawambwa-Mporokoso road.

Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Development Ronald
Chitotela says the coming of the technical high school will be
a relief to Luapula Province which currently has no technical
high school.

Mr. Chitotela says China Harbour is scheduled to hand over the
school to government within 24 months.

The Minister has also disclosed that the high cases of early
pregnancies and school drop outs are expected to reduce once
more girls are encouraged to stay in school.

And Sub Chief Kabanda of the Chishinga speaking of Kawambwa
District says the coming of the Girls Technical School is a
confirmation that his area is now a priority in government’s
agenda.

Sub-Chief Kabanda says in the past, his chiefdom never received
any development and the coming of schools and clinics just
confirms that President Lungu loves people in rural areas.

President Edgar Lungu commissioned the construction of the 142
kilometers Kawambwa-Mporokoso road last month.

Apart from constructing the road and the Girls Technical High
School, China Harbour will also rehabilitate a hospital, build
another school and construct township roads in Mporokoso within
the 12 months contract period.

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