Chinese Contractor Annoys Sata

President SataPresident Sata expressed disappointment with China Jianxi which he said is not serious with the construction works.

The President arrived in Chipata today to drum-up support for PF candidate in the Chipata central parliamentary by-election Lameck Mangani.

President Sata said that government wants to see the construction of the Mwami road completed
in good time.

The Head of State who earlier paid a surprise visit at the road under construction was shocked when he did not find the contractor who was alleged to have gone for lunch at the site.

Meanwhile, business and other social activities came to a standstill when President Michael Sata’s motorcade passed through the central business district of Chipata.

Traders and other onlookers paraded on Umodzi high way in the central business district through Kafula road in Kapata township to catch a glimpse of the Head of State.

The traders who waved at the Presidential motorcade chanted praise songs for President Sata showing the PF symbol.

And President Sata has implored the people of Chipata Central Constituency to emulate their counterparts of Msanzala constituency by voting for the ruling PF in the forthcoming Chipata central parliamentary by-election.
President Sata noted that Msanzala constituency is the only constituency with a parliamentary representation of the ruling party in the entire eastern province.

President Sata challenged the people of Chipata Central to elect an opposition Member of Parliament if they want to continue to live in poverty.

He observed that people in Chipata central have numerous problems which can be addressed if they elect an MP who can represent them well and take development to their area.

President Sata who made the PF candidate Lameck Mangani kneel in front of the people at both Mchini Basic school grounds and Mpezeni Park, advised him to represent the people of Chipata central effectively once elected area MP.

Meanwhile, Paramount chief Mpezeni of the Ngoni people of Eastern province has advised the people of Chipata Central to support President Sata if they want to see development in the area.

Paramount Chief Mpezeni said the people of Chipata are tired of remaining behind in terms of development and now want to see the district attain a city status.

“Tiyeni ti sebenze naye mu bemba uyu, ni nthawi yake kuti aleteko chitukuko,”Munalume Ngao ngao,” (Let us work with this bemba man, it is his time to bring development, this real man), said Paramount chief Mpezeni.

He advised the people in Chipata to support the PF candidate in the Chipata Central constituency Lameck Mangani adding that they should be able to sit down with him if they see something wrong in him.

“Osankhala mongá likhanyane, (Do not be like ticks which stick on a cow even when it is dead),” he said.
Paramount Chief Mpezeni said president Sata was a good man who took development to all parts of the country.

The traditional leader said development will only be achieved if people in the area give chance to President Sata saying it is time for him to develop Chipata and the country at large.

ZANIS