Chikusu’s body arrives for burial

Dr. Patrick Chikusu

President Michael Sata has declared Saturday December 7 as the day of national mourning for the Late Honourable Deputy Minister of Health, Patrick Chikusu.

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And the body of the late Dr Chikusu will arrive in the country from South Africa this evening at 21:05 at the Kenneth Kaunda international Airport aboard a South African airways flight number SA066.

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Meanwhile, the late Dr Chikusu, who was also Katuba Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) Member of Parliament, will be buried on Saturday.

Secretary to the Cabinet, Roland Msiska, announced this in a statement issued to the Zambia News and Information Services (ZANIS) in Lusaka today.

Dr Msiska said the burial of the Late Deputy Minister will be preceded by a requiem mass at the Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Cross starting at 09:00 hours

Information and Broadcasting Services Minister, Mwansa Kapeya, announced in a statement to the nation on Tuesday that Dr Chikusu died on Monday December 2, at Milpark Hospital in South Africa where he was evacuated after suffering a heart attack.

Funeral of the late Dr Chikusu is being held at his residence on plot 7348 Nangwenya road in Rhodes Park in Lusaka.

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