Medical drug thefts worry Lungu

President Edgar Lungu has warned health workers against pilfering drugs from health centres as the tendency is retrogressive and works against the delivery of quality health services.

He was speaking when he commissioned the K23 million Chama District Hospital.

President Lungu said the opening of the hospital was a clear testimony of Government’s resolve to bring quality health care services to all Zambians.

And President Edgar Lungu also commissioned the construction works of Isoka-Muyombe, Chama-Lundazi road.

President Lungu said government would spend over K1.3 billion.

He said government had continued to place great importance on the development and construction of road because of the immense benefit that come with a good road network.

President Lungu said the construction of Isoka-Muyombe, Chama-Lundazi road would enhance economic activities.

The President urged the three contractors engaged to construct the road to do a good job.

He said he does not want unnecessary delays or shoddy works because such tendencies would merely serve to reverse the gains the country was trying to achieve.

The President was speaking during the ground breaking ceremony for the construction of the works in Chama District.

Earlier, acting Minister of Works and Supply, Stephen Kampyongo said the PF government was resolved to transforming the country through construction of various infrastructure.

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