Lusambo accuses UPND of deception

Lusambo accuses UPND of deception

Bowman Lusambo writes

Extension of opening dates for schools has nothing to do with Covid-19, UPND govt. has failed to fund schools

The Minister of Education Hon. Douglas Siakalima has just announced that schools will not reopen as scheduled on the 10th of January 24th 2022 to 24th January 2022.

Hon. Siakalima has advanced the Covid-19 case load as the principal reason for postponing school reopening as he claims the cases are on the upswing.

I wish to place it on record the Honourable Minister was being economical with the truth. He knows that the real reason schools won’t reopen on Monday is because his administration has failed to fund public schools.

As we write this, there are no grants that have been released to go to any school in Zambia in readiness for reopening. We challenge Hon. Siakalima and President Hakainde Hichilema to come out in the open and produce evidence to the contrary.

Some of us were in government at the height of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd waves of the pandemic and we believe the current caseload is manageable and does not warrant a postponement of reopening of schools.

President Hichilema somehow thought running a public education system is as simple as operating a cattle ranching business.

Failure to fund public schools and removing user fees at the same time will only manage to transform our education system into a real joke in the region.

The lies that Hon. Siakalima fed the nation this morning during the press conference is part of the UPND DNA. It’s a clique of liars that went into State House is a bouquet of lies.

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    Buck teeth lungu 2 weeks ago

    The imbwa has spoken

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    We are again hearing from Minister of Education, Douglas, that it will take another three (3) months before new teachers are recruited. This again shows that this is when the New Dawn is waking up from their slumber.

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    ECL lost Legitimacy to rule way back before elections & Lusambo supported foolishness & immorality 2 weeks ago

    This idiot of a fool is being promoted by every media organisation that pays every attention to very dull issues this boy raises.

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    This is the idiot who wanted to become a billionaire with stolen public funds. While they were in power they never thought of such programs but busy enriching themselves and their prostitutes.

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      Chelsey 2 weeks ago

      There is nothing good coming out of this pf loser. He thinks that disrespecting the current president is a way of making himself fame. Unfortunately, his tactics aren’t working. How can an adulterous, corrupt,ignorant and divise thug be called a pf minister?
      Anyway, we are waiting for your paternity test results for those kids from your mistress. A minister with a bunch of mistresses. πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

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    who is a liar UPND or PF? The fact that PF is a party of failures, they are not believing that yes free education is attainable. Lusambo has no brains to criticize positively. They are criticizing from a point of view of failure not believing that the promises of free education can happen. Let them look with their eyes wide open in surprise.

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    Smith 2 weeks ago

    Busambo Lowman, indeed your dullness is being exhibited publicly. When did you want money to be released to schools? Yesterday 3/01/2022 was the first day of the UPND budget to start working and you expected the releases to be done over the weekend? Shame on you, as if you have not just come out of govt! Show us the integrity in the way you criticize.Sometimes it is better to keep quiet than exhibit your ignorance. No wonder PF failed to run the affairs of this nation, with such kind of people as your leaders?

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    It was just yesterday that the treasury released money to go to public school for the first quarter of 2022. So, Hon. Lusambo is right to say the real reason for the extending the opening of schools to the 24th of January has not to do with Covid-19 but more with delayed release of money to public schools. For how long will it take for all schools countrywide to receive the money and buy school requisites?

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    James 2 weeks ago

    Money released for Education and farmers who’s products were go FRA. And ba Mwisho is not satisfied. Teacher will be deployed health workers employed in a few months from now. Nindo muto kufwaya ba Musambo ku cuula nangu kuikala mutende

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    Kapufi Pupu 2 weeks ago

    I am glad you are not in power lowman Busambo. Because I for one will not risk a child on a crowded bus to a crowded school. Hallo! Your statement just justifies why FP was kicked out of power. Always making wrong decisions with the guidance of Lowman Busambo. Wake up and smell the coffee lad. COVID Omnicron is real. It has been managed not the way it was exaggerated in your regime and money syphoned. Shame on you Lowman Busambo. Shame. Go back to school.

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    Ba Lusambo problem is you are the dumbest politician ever . Want to be relevant but no. Even in the United States schools are struggling to operate. Idiot you want to put kids and their families in danger

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    Child of the Sky 2 weeks ago

    Lumens never provided schools with grants, now they want to appear clever and consideate.