President Edgar Lungu’s protocol office is in serious panic ahead of Lungu’s visit to Luapula Province because one of projects expected to be visited was abandoned by his own information Minister Chishimba Kambwili.
Sources within the Intelligence community disclose that President Edgar Lungu is expected to tour the construction of Mwense Market but the OP is panicking because the project was abandoned long time ago despite the contractor collecting all the money.
“ The President is leaving this Thursday to commission and tour a number of projects in Luapula. However we have a problem. Chishimba Kambwili’s company called Mwamona Investment has abandoned the construction of Mwense market despite collecting all the monies. We do not want the media to pick up this” the source said. According to investigations conducted, Mwamona was awarded a contract to construct Mwense Market at a contract sum of K400,000. Ten percent was released immediately after the contract was signed as monies for. Mobilisation. Later Kambwili got all the remaining monies. The project is still abandoned three years later.