Lusaka mealie meal traders adhere to President Sata’s directive

Lusaka, January 23, ZANIS---Lusaka mealie meal traders have complied with President Michael Sata’s directive for them to sell the commodity at not more than K50 rebased.

A random check by ZANIS in Lusaka today revealed that traders are selling a 25 kilogramme bag of breakfast mealie meal at KR50 and the same quantity of roller at KR38.

And Lusaka District Commissioner has he would next week dispatch a team of inspectors to go round the city and ensure that all retailers adhere to President Sata’s directive to reduce mealie meal prices.

Ashel Kampengele said all of mealie meal traders in Lusaka should follow President Sata’s directive.

Mr. Kampengele said the Patriotic Front (PF) government was committed to ensuring that both traders and consumers in the country had a fair deal in all sectors of the economy.

He said all retailers who will be found selling mealie meal at over KR50 risk being asked to leave Lusaka to go and do their business somewhere else.