Newton Samakayi hands over mother’s shelter to Mwinilunga District

Zambia: Mwinilunga Member of Parliament, Newton Samakayi has handed over a refurbished mother’s shelter at Mwinilunga District Hospital. The constrction of the mothers shelter is being funded using the Constituency Development Fund (CDF).

The construction of the facility will give the people access to better facilities when it comes to healthcare, The Member of Parliament noted that the provision of quality healthcare and infrastructure is a part of the government’s duty.

The leadership of the  Mwinilunga constituency was happy to deliver on the promises that they had made to the people. MP Samakayi delivered a brief address at the event noting that his is in response to fulfilling the administration’s social contracts.

These promises were made by the administration of the country before the 2021 general elections in Zambia. The administration had pledged that they would give the people access to improved quality of lfe through development.

“The new dawn government promised a lot of things that were targeted at improving people’s lives and now we are delivering, this is just one of the many projects going on in the constituency according to what we promised the people,” he said.

Member of Parliament Newton Samakayi said government is systematically addressing various issues affecting communities at the grassroots. The issues in focus among the administration include education, health, agriculture and water and sanitation.

He urged the hospital management to take care of the facility.

Meanwhile Roydah Kang’asa a resident of the community also shared her views on the new development during the event. Her daughter was referred to Mwinilunga district hospital for further medical attention from Kanong’esha chiefdom. She could not hide her joy over the new facility.

Kang’asa said people taking care of their sick relatives at the hospital have been sleeping in open spaces as they had no proper place to where sleep or stay.

“When we heard that finally the mother’s shelter will be opened today we were very excited and we are thankful to the government and the President for this gesture, we are thankful,” she said.