MINISTER of Youth, Sports and Arts, Elvis Nkandu says not everything that the Patriotic Front did is bad, hence the UPND’s decision to continue with the procurement of 150 more fuel tankers for youth empowerment. Challenged to explain the bidding process used for the procurement of the said tankers, Nkandu said a tender was advertised before UPND formed government, but stressed that some procurement laws need to be abolished because they frustrated government’s desire to deliver speedy development. The PF government sourced buses and fuel tankers on loan from Kinglong motors of China, a subsidiary of Higer Bus Limited and used them in a controversial youth empowerment programme which saw some unqualified PF cadres grabbing the assets. Following the 2021…...

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