UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema says the move by government to invest in Marcopolo Tiles company is extravagant, unnecessary and wasteful and only done in a bid to create an opportunity for corruption. Speaking when he featured on Phoenix FM Let the People Talk programme, Friday, Hichilema said government should focus on investing in sectors like education as opposed to wasting huge sums of money. “Today I am a sizeable tax payer, my businesses are sizeable taxpayers and all this is because of one investment, which was the best investment, the best inheritance; education. That’s the thinking we want to bring into government and not waste money. When you hear us talk about prudence and not extravagance, this is what we…...

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