By THE PUNCH Reporter

SOME unpaid farmers have protested by camping at the food reserve agency sheds in Mbala district.

Speaking on behalf of the protesters Evaristo Sichinsambwe who is Mpande agriculture camp chairperson has lamented that farmers have suffered alot as some of them have credits,while others have failed to pay for their school going children,adding that he wonders why farmers have not been paid while loaders and buyers benefited eight months ago.

The farmers have blocked trucks from transporting maize and threatened that they will not leave the FRA premises until government pays them their dues or gives them back their maize.

And speaking when he addressed the farmers Mbala district commissioner Kedrick Sikombe has apologized on behalf of government for the delayments in paying them adding that he has been assured that the monies will be released.

Source:Radio Luswepo (Mbala District)


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