The article â€˜Law enforcement officers must be physically fitâ€™ by the president of Zambia Weightlifting Federation Mutale Masala that was published in the Zambia Daily Mail on 27th April 2015 made interesting reading.
In the past, physical fitnessÂ Â was a qualification to be enrolled as a law enforcement officer, but today the appearance of most of them depicts weakness.
No wonder when political cadres fight, the police watch helplessly.
ln the past we had Wazakaza Ngâ€™uni (MHSRIP), a senior Police officer who would even challenge recruits to a road run.
We need to invest in sports facilities for our security personnel.
Each police camp by now must have a fitness centre to cater for various activities .
We need our men in uniform to be fit all the time so that we are always protected.