— Shangombo District joins in jubilee celebrations

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Shangombo residents today turned out in large numbers in joining the rest of the country to celebrate the long awaited 50 years independence golden jubilee.

Information and Broadcasting Services Deputy Minister Poniso Njeulu observed that the people of Shangombo district and country as a whole have more than enough reasons to celebrate 50 years of freedom.

And speaking at the ceremony, Shangombo District Commissioner Dominic Lisulo urged residents to continue with the spirit of embracing love towards one another for continued peace and unity.

 

 

Meanwhile, government has released K2.8 million for the construction of one by three classroom blocks and three teacher’s houses at Natukoma and Shangombo secondary schools, respectively.

 

 

Mr. Njeulu, who is also area member of parliament,  noted that despite having high levels of poverty in some areas, Shangombo district has received a fare share of the national cake that has translated into various visible developmental projects in the area.

He adds that a number of vulnerable people in the district were beneficiaries of the social cash transfer under the department of social welfare saying over 4, 000 vulnerable aged, children and youths were on the program currently.

And speaking at the ceremony, Shangombo District Commissioner Dominic Lisulo urged residents to continue with the spirit of embracing love towards one another for continued peace and unity.

Mr.Lisulo noted that sustaining love is critical for the further development of the district currently and many years to come.

The jubilee celebrations that were held at Shangombo Primary School grounds, were attended by a six (6) Angolan delegation led by Rivungu District Cabinet Director Rosaris Nevers Tunda, heads of government departments, civil servants, Church Leaders, school going children and members of the community respectively.

 

Meanwhile, government has released K2.8 million for the construction of one by three classroom blocks and three teacher’s houses at Natukoma and Shangombo secondary schools, respectively.

 

Mr. Njeulu who disclosed this at the same occasion sad the move would to help reduce the current critical shortage of school space at secondary school level.

He said government is also in the process of construction four mobile communication towers in Kaanja, Keyana, Matunda, and Mutomena areas saying the villages have not had access to communication since independence.

He adds that government is also opening up the district through the construction and grading of various roads namely, Sioma-Matebele, Matebele-Shangombo and Nangweshi-Mutomena roads respectively.

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