Minister of Home Affairs Stephen Kampyongo has commissioned and handed over 49 housing units to Zambia Correctional Service (ZCS) Officers in Serenje district, central province.
The 49 houses that will also accommodate officers based at Miloso and Nansanga Open-Air Correctional farms are part of the 692 AVIC housing project in the Correctional Service.
And Lloyd Chilundika, Deputy Commissioner General of ZCS thanked the government through the Minister for bestowing dignity on the men and women in uniform for the procurement of Uniforms, transport and even the 692 modern houses countrywide.
The commissioning of the Serenje houses was barely 24 hours after the Minister of Home Affairs Commissioned and handed over 55 houses to Police and Correctional officers in Mumbwa district.
The event was witnessed by His Royal Highness Chief Kabamba of the Lala ethnic group in Serenje district, Permanent Secretaries of both Home Affairs and Central Province, Masiye Banda and Eddie Chomba respectively, Members of the ZCS Headquarters and Regional Command together with other senior government officials at provincial and district level.