The Lusaka City Council currently owes over One Billion kwacha to its retirees as of July 31, 2021.
AND Local Government Minister GARRY NKOMBO has directed the newly elected Lusaka Mayor CHILANDO CHITANGALA to ensure the Council devises an innovation of clearing the debt.
The Minister says his Ministry has noted that a number of Commercial and Industrial properties in the City have not been captured, and has since urged the Council to do so to increase Revenue Collection.
Mr. NKOMBO was speaking during the installation of Lusaka Mayor Ms. CHITANGALA.
And Ms. CHITANGALA has pledged to ensure she works with all political parties and other stakeholders in developing Lusaka.
Ms. CHITANGALA said during her tenure of office she will ensure there is transparency in the use of public funds.