HONE SIAME, Lusaka
GOVERNMENT has appointed a seven-member board for the Zambia National Building Society with a call to urgently review the
institution’s business model and prioritise the development of quality but affordable housing.
Minister of Finance Felix Mutati unveiled the names of the new board headed by private sector captain of industry and renowned entrepreneur David Nama in a statement in Lusaka yesterday.
The other board of directors are Jane Kabwela, Michael Gondwe, Reuben Mutolo, Anne Chikwanda, George Chisanga and Raymond Mpundu.
This is according to a statement released by Ministry of Finance public relations officer Chileshe Kandeta.
“Zambia has a demographic dividend related to her working-age-population.To build sustained wealth among the working-age-population,we need to deliver services and goods that are affordable; now, and in future,” Mr Mutati said.
And newly-appointed board chairperson Mr Nama says the task given to his team is attainable.
He said Government has already set a sound platform with the creation of new districts and the prioritisation of social infrastructure in the economic stabilisation and growth programme.
Mr Nama was speaking when he paid a courtesy call on Mr Mutati, who congratulated him and the rest of the new board of directors on their appointments.