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By Zumani Katasefa

INDEPENDENT Roan Member of Parliament, Joel Chibuye says it is cardinal to take care of elderly people in communities as they are a rich source of knowledge and wisdom.

Mr Chibuye said this when his office provided wheelchairs and walking sticks to the aged with disabilities in his Constituency.

“As the Member of Parliament for Roan Constituency, I’m committed to ensuring inclusivity in serving all members of our constituency including the elderly,remember the elderly are the foundation of our community, carrying a wealth of knowledge and wisdom. We need them as a constituency,” Mr Chibuye said.

The Roan lawmaker further called on those wellwishers to reach out to his office so that they can render assistance to the aged in his constituency.

And Gilbert Mwape, a reelsident of Roan, commended Mr Chibuye for his gesture to the aged ,orphans and disabled in Roan Constituency.

Mr Mwape said the gesture by Mr Chibuye was timely adding that the lawmaker has demonstrated that he has the heart for the people.

He urged Mr Chibuye to continue caring for the less privileged in the area.

“Mr Chibuye is doing great works, he has really shown that he is a leader for the people. Among other things he has done is advocating for the reopening of 28 shaft mine this is great, he is committed to improving the lives of people in Roan,” he said.

He added that Parliamentarians, especially those from opposition should not just wait for Government to provide everything for the citizenry saying that MPS should supplement Government efforts in bettering the lives of Zambians.

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