Barotse National Council date set

The date for long awaited Barotse National Council (BNC)in Western Province is scheduled to hold on the 25th of March 2012.

Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) Premier Ngambela Clement Sinyinda announced the date on Wednesday night on two community radio stations namely Lyambai and Liseli respectively.

Ngambela Sinyinda said the BNC will be held for three days at Limulunga royal village adding that attendance will be strictly by invitation.

And Western Province Police Commissioner Farnwell Siandenge has cautioned members of the public against inciting violence during the meeting.

Mr. Siandenge said that police officers will be sent to Limulunga on the material day to help maintain law and order during the BNC proceedings saying anyone found inciting violence will not be entertained.

“The presence of police officers will be there to help maintain law and order during the proceedings,So people should not take advantage of this very important meeting to try and create confusion” the commissioner said.

He said the service working hand in hand with the BRE security guards have already put all necessary security measures in place to ensure that the proceedings of the meeting are peaceful.

Mr. Siandenge has since appealed to members of the public who wish to attend the meeting to have a sober mind and follow the proceedings peacefully.

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