Kenge, October 10th, 2021 (CPA) .- Prime Minister Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde launched on Saturday at the Catholic Mission Bukanga Lonzo, located 45 km from Kenge, capital of Kwango province, the development at the base of 145 territories of the Republic, according to the vision of the Head of State to develop and improve the living conditions of the population at the grassroots level. « This launch aims to materialize the vision of the Head of State on the mission he has entrusted to the government focused in particular on education, health as well as the improvement of the social conditions of the population », said Sama Lukonde in his address, affirming that the government will materialize this project by providing the territories of the DRC with basic infrastructure, for about 1 million USD to be invested per year, in each territory. Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde also indicated that this program is in line with the vision of the President of the Republic, Félix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo, « The People first », before advocating development at the grassroots level. » invite each Congolese to build a roof and cultivate a field in their village.
Three stages of the ceremony
Three stages marked this ceremony of the launching of this program, namely the laying, in the ground, of the pipe at the motorized water supply center of Bukanga Lonzo, a water catchment point with a capacity of 32 m3 for the benefit of the rural community of the region.
Secondly, there was the launch of the maintenance of agricultural feeder roads for the Lonzo-Baringa-Nganzi-Fangulu section, from the entrance to the road leading to Fatundu. The 3rd stage, for its part, consisted of laying the first stone at Kenge 2, nearly 18 km from Kenge-ville, for the construction work of the offices of the territory of Kenge (Territorial administration, Police, DGM , ANR), and the rehabilitation, in Kenge 2 (Dinga sector), of the Referral Hospital, the ISTM and the Lisanga Institute, currently in straw.
Needs of the Kwango
For his part, the governor of Kwango province, Jean Marie Peti Peti Tamata, underlined in his speech for the occasion that Kwango is a young province that needs integral development. The needs of its population, according to him, revolve around eight essential axes, namely energy, water, agro-pastoral, environment, justice, security and territorial integrity and especially infrastructure. airport, road, school and health. An attitude of Sama Lukonde before his speech Jean Marie Peti Peti Tamata finally asked the head of government to be the mediator of the Kwangolais with the Chief, so that their province is provided in particular with drinking water, electricity and roads. Kwango shares with the Republic of Angola 1,200 km stretching over three of its provinces, said governor The head of government was accompanied in Kwango by a strong delegation made up in particular of the ministers of infrastructure and public works, planning, rural development, vocational training and communication and media.