REA Speeches

IN MAY, 2018, THE GOVERNMENT OF ZAMBIA, THROUGH THE RURAL ELECTRIFICATION AUTHORITY (REA), COMMENCED IMPLEMENTATION OF A GRID EXTENSION PROJECT HERE IN LUPOSOSHI DISTRICT AT A COST OF APPROXIMATELY K7.4 MILLION. THE MAJOR WORKS OF THIS PROJECT INVOLVE CONSTRUCTION OF A TOTAL OF 64KM OF 33KV OVERHEAD LINES FROM THE ZESCO SUB STATION IN LUWINGU DISTRICT AND A FURTHER 4KM MEDIUM VOLTAGE LINE OF 400V HERE IN LUPOSOSHI.  THE CONTRACT FOR THE PROJECT WAS SIGNED BETWEEN REA AND NORWOOD ENTERPRISE LIMITED IN MAY 2018. AT THAT TIME, IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROJECT WAS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED BY 21ST APRIL 2019. FROM OUR BASELINE STUDIES, ONCE COMPLETED, THE PROJECT IS ENVISAGED TO BENEFIT A CATCHMENT POPULATION OF CLOSE TO 11,000 THROUGH SUPPLY OF ELECTRICITY TO 115 PRIVATE HOUSEHOLDS, 32 SMALL SCALE ENTERPRISES AS WELL AS 42 PUBLIC SERVICE CONNECTIONS.  


THE DISTRICT COMMISSIONER,

ALL DISTINGUISHED LADIES AND GENTLEMEN PRESENT HERE TODAY;

I AM VERY PLEASED TO BE HERE AND FEEL GREATLY FORTUNATE TO HAVE THIS INTERVAL TO INTERACT WITH ALL OF YOU AS WE CATCH UP WITH DEVELOPMENT OF A PROJECT THAT WE STARTED HERE IN 2018. ON BEHALF OF MANAGEMENT AND STAFF OF THE RURAL ELECTRIFICATION AUTHORITY I WANT TO THANK YOU FOR THE WARM WELCOME YOU HAVE ACCORDED TO US THROUGH THE DISTRICT COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE.


  • THE DISTRICT COMMISSIONER, ISOKA DISTRICT;
  • THE DISTRICT HEALTH DIRECTOR;
  • MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA
  • CLINIC MANAGEMENT AND STAFF
    • INVITED LADIES AND GENTLEMEN.

IT'S HUMBLING TO SEE YOU ALL HERE AT A TIME THAT, GLOBALLY, HUMANITY IS GOING THROUGH FEARS OF THE CORONA VIRUS (COVID 19) STORM. THIS IS GRATIFYING FOR US AND WE THANK YOU FOR COMING. I BRING YOU WARM GREETINGS FROM MANAGEMENT AND STAFF AT THE RURAL ELECTRIFICATION AUTHORITY (REA).