Anticipation is running high as the construction of the K4.2 billion three-storey Thyolo District Council office complex nears its expected completion date of December 2023. Thyolo District Commissioner, Rosemary Nawasha, has provided an update, stating that the construction progress of the complex, which began in 2019, has reached approximately 80 percent. Despite experiencing delays caused by a shipment delay of construction materials from China, the project is now back on track.
Willard Mwambo, Chairperson for Thyolo district Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), expressed satisfaction with the progress made so far and emphasized the importance of meeting the new deadline.
The financing for the project is being provided by the central government through the National Local Government Finance Committee (NLGFC).
The impending completion of the Thyolo District Council office complex is expected to significantly enhance the administrative capacity and efficiency of the local government. The modern three-storey structure will serve as a hub for various district council operations, providing improved facilities and resources for effective service delivery to the people of Thyolo.
The efforts made to overcome previous challenges, such as delays in construction material shipments, demonstrate a commitment to fulfilling the project’s objectives within the designated timeframe. The support from the central government further underscores the importance of investing in local infrastructure to enhance governance and meet the needs of the community.
As the construction progresses towards its final stages, stakeholders and the public eagerly anticipate the completion of the Thyolo District Council office complex, which will undoubtedly contribute to the growth and development of the district.