Mbala District Commissioner, Kedrick Sikombe has commended the government for constructing two staff houses for police officers in Senga district.

Mr Sikombe says the construction of staff houses for the police officers in the district, will help curb the high rate of crime in the area.

He made the commendation when he visited various developmental projects in Senga district yesterday.

The DC says police play a vital role towards the enhancement of security and peace in the nation, hence the construction of two staff houses.

Mr Sikombe notes that President Edgar Lungu’s initiative to take development to all parts of the country is aimed at mitigating problems.

Meanwhile, the District commissioner has appreciated the Senga district agriculture office for the job well-done in addressing the electronic voucher challenges the farmers are facing to redeem the inputs.

He was speaking when he visited the agriculture office to get first-hand information on the implementation of the e-voucher system during the 2018-2019 farming season.

And, Senga District Agriculture Coordinator (DACO), Henry Daka says 10,862 farmers have been given authority to deposit the funds while 10,488 have made the deposits and government has made the top up funds.

Mr Daka also says non-payment of farmers who supplied maize to FRA in 2018 farming season has negatively affected the pace of some farmers deposit in the area.

District Commissioner was accompanied by Senga Council Chairperson, Paul Chomba and Senga district Buildings officer, Davis Mulenga among others.

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