ENERGY Minister Peter Kapala says Zesco’s delay in connecting premises has been due to limited resources for the procurement of connection materials. Responding to questions in Parliament by Chienge Independent member of parliament Given Katuta on why some residents who paid for electricity connections in 2014 have not had power connected to their premises in her constituency and what caused the delay, Kapala said all 2014 applicants in Chienge District were on supply. He however said subsiding of connections had resulted in the growth of connections backlog. “Currently, there are no pending connections for anyone who applied for electricity connections in 2014 in Chienge District. As all 2014 applicants are on supply. If the honourable member has details of any…...

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