-Mpongwe District is still gripped with shock following the death of republican president Micheal Chilufya Sata.
And Mpongwe District commissioner George Nsali says the late head of state has passed away at a time the country needed him the most.
A check by ZANIS in the central business district found most public places in a solemn mood with bars and market places playing gospel music.
Meanwhile, Mpongwe District commissioner George Nsali says the late head of state has passed away at a time the country needed him the most.
Speaking to ZANIS in an interview earlier, Mr. Nsali said the people of Mpongwe will remember the late president for the numerous developmental projects he initiated in the district.
Mr. Nsali further stressed that he will always admire the late presidents resilience, courage and wisdom that he showed over national affairs.
He stated that president Micheal Sata delivered his promises to the people of Mpongwe and will always be remembered for his strong work ethics and interaction with all citizens.