Over 300 Pupils of Mushindamo girls technical secondary school have been airlifted from solwezi to the school in Mushindamo district of North Western province.
The airlifting of the girls to the school has been necessitated due to the poor and impassable Mushindamo-Kipushi road.
The exercise of flying the girls by the Zambia Air Force (ZAF) started yesterday and the process is expected to complete today.
Last year, term three, Government through the Zambia Air Force airlifted over 150 stranded girls from Mushindamo to Solwezi due the same problem of impassable road.
Mushindamo-Kipushi road can be one of an economical roads in North Western province once worked on as it has potential to boost trade between Zambia and DRC Congo. Mushindamo-Kipushi road connects North Western province of Zambia to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) via Mushindamo district.
Meanwhile, Government has assured the people of Mushindamo that the road will be worked on once rain season comes to an end. North Western provincial minister Hon. Nathaniel Mubukwanu has disclosed that k170 million has been already realised for the project add that the contractor is already on site.
By Cephas KAPOKOSO “Mr Kapo”