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Meet Brian Mushimba: From engineering to politics

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brian_index_1By Clinton Masumba

41-year-Old Brian Mushimba was elected Member of Parliament for Kankoyo Constituency in Mufulira District under the Patriotic Front Ticket on the 11th August 2016.

He is among the few that would resign from the position of Regional Director for Africa for the Norwegian State owned electricity utility, Statkraft overseeing their growth agenda in the hydropower generating business assets on the African continent and the expansion efforts in the greater Africa (Hydro power electricity generation) just to join politics.

Before his election, Brian a father of two handsome boys, and husband to Brenda since 1997 spent time to interact with the people in the constituency and promised among them improved infrastructure and empowerment programs.

Before stepping into Parliament, Brain has kicked of a program aimed at fulfilling his campaign promises before he gets to Parliament building.

fb_img_1473491664768Off a rare kind, Brian has procured a 1.5tonnes canter at a total cost of US$16,000 about K 160,000 for community services in the constituency from his pockets.

He says the initiative is meant to help farmers transport their farm produce to the nearby FRA depots or other destinations, the canter is also expected to respond to emergency needs in the constituency that includes funerals.

Kakoyo constituency hammer mills

Kakoyo constituency hammer mills

Not only that, the Holder of a Bachelor’s of Science Degree (BSc) in Mining Engineering from the University of Arizona in the United States of America, a Master’s Degree in Engineering Management and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA), both from Salem International University in the USA, has gone ahead to procure three hummer mills to empower women groups in the constituency and sustain their living.

Having been brought up in Kankoyo Constituency, Brian understands the challenges faced in the areas of water reticulation systems, to this effect, Brian is spending US$15,000 about K 150,000 towards the drilling of 6 boreholes in various parts the constituency.

The initiative is aimed at making sure that clean and safe water is made available to the people in the constituency.

In the area of infrastructure, Brian has already engaged the local authority to have a look at approved projects for the constituency and ensure that funds are sourced to commence works.

His priority is the road infrastructure, Brian Believes that the C400 will do wonders once fully implemented and will ensure that people have a better road network.

It is with hope that such efforts will receive the support from central government and ensure that the people are given better services in the Communities.

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