CHRISTINE CHIHAME, Mansa
CONSTRUCTION of the first ever boarding secondary school in Chembe district in Luapula Province at a cost of K48 million has reached an
District commissioner Mumba Mushitu said in an interview that most of the works on the structure are 75 percent done.
Mr Mushitu also said construction of 20 housing units for teachers is at roof level.
He said when its construction is completed, the boarding secondary school will not only benefit the local people but will also help promote education in Chembe and the country as a whole.
“Works on the construction of our first ever boarding secondary school have advanced and will be completed soon. This will greatly benefit people in my district and the country as a whole,” Mr Mushitu said.
He said the institution will have the capacity to enrol over 1,000 pupils.
Mr Mushitu said the school will greatly help the local people as parents and guardians will stop spending a lot of money on sending their children to boarding schools in far flung areas.
He said the PF government has a vision for improving education standards in the country.
Mr Mushitu urged parents in the district to send their children to school so that they can get educated and contribute to the country’s economic development.
He appealed to Chembe residents to guard the infrastructure against any form of vandalism.