The distribution of 250 bicycles donated by President Edgar Lungu to Headmen and Women in Chilubi Constituency has started.
Northern Province Permanent Secretary Royd Chakaba delivered the bicycles on behalf of President LUNGU to Chilubi Member of Parliament MULENGA FUBE for onward distribution.
And Chief Matipa of the Bisa people in Chilubi District said the delivery of bicycles from the Head of State is an indication of the President’s commitment to better the lives of traditional leaders.
Chief Matipa, who described the Head of State as a listening leader and a man of his word, has since hailed President LUNGU for the gesture.
Meanwhile, Edgar Chagwa Lungu Multipurpose Empowerment Cooperative Coordinator Muya Zulu said the bicycles are distributed to the traditional leaders to ease mobility problems.
The distribution comes a few months after the President’s visit to Chilubi where traditional leaders presented challenges of mobility.
The bicycles will be distributed to all the three parts of Chilubi namely Island, Mainland and the Swamps.