Sata tells his Minister to be ashamed that accessing education still a challenge

President Michael Sata has expressed regrets at the incident of children walking kilometres to access education.

The President said this is unreasonable especially as the country is almost celebrating 50 years of independence.

Sata said this when he swore in Patrick Ngoma as Education Deputy Minister at State House on Friday. He said Ngoma must be ashamed that accessing primary education is still a challenge in his constituency.

He has since directed the Minister to work at addressing the problems of the education sector.

And Ngoma a teacher by professional has pledged to work in addressing the challenges in the sector. He said there is need to work hard to improve standards in schools esecaily those in rural areas.

Ngoma was recently re-elected as Feira Member of Parliament and Deputy Minister after he resigned as MP from the MMD to join the PF.