President Sata to be missed by traditional leadership- Chief Liteta
Chibombo , November 4, 2014, ZANIS – Chief Liteta of the Lenje speaking people of Chibombo District says President Michael Sata will be remembered as a leader who recognized the importance of partnering with traditional leaders in fostering development in the country.
Chief Liteta says President Sata valued traditional leaders in the country and was not therefore hesitant to engage them in identifying challenges that people face in the chiefdoms and in finding lasting solutions to the problems.
The chief further says President Sata was also committed to promoting the affairs of the traditional leaders as he was the only President who decided to create the Ministry of Chiefs and Traditional Affairs.
ZANIS reports that the traditional leader said this in an interview after he signed in a book of condolences at Chibombo District Commissioner’s Office, today.
And Chief Liteta said he and his subjects will remember President Sata for the number of developmental projects being undertaken in the chiefdom.
He cited the construction of the Landless Corner – Mumbwa road as one of projects that his subjects will always remember President Sata for.
Meanwhile, a Book of Condolences has been opened to the public at Chibombo District Commissioner’s Office and residents have since started signing in the book.