MATERO PF member of parliament Miles Sampa has called for the direct involvement of members of parliament in the management of the Constituency Development Fund. In an interview, Sampa said the CDF increment from K1.6 million to K25.7 million was unprecedented and in line with decentralisation. “As soon as I heard that they had increased the allocation of CDF to K25.7 million, that is unprecedented. It is good news, from K1.6 million. It is in line with decentralisation. The budget signals that the UPND budget is very keen on decentralising. That is good news, but is the current statutes on CDF ready to absorb that kind of money? First of all, an MP has only two employees at their office…...

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