Late President Sata was a genius – Chilukuta
Nchelenge, November 5th, 2014, ZANIS —- FORMER Nchelenge District Council chairperson and PF founder member Able Chilukuta has described President Michael Sata as a political genius.
Mr. Chilukuta says the demise of President Sata is a great loss to the country’s political fraternity.
He said he has lost a parent and political mentor in late President Sata who he said nurtured him socially and politically.
He noted that President Sata was not only a political genius but a father figure who inspired many socially and politically because of his irresistible charming character.
Mr. Chilukuta , who was Council chairman between 2006 and 2010, said he received the death of the PF founding father and Zambia’s fifth republican President with deep sense of shock.
He said Zambia has lost an honest and gallant political genius who championed the call for public good especially for the poor and vulnerable groups in society.
He observed that President Sata was a down to earth politician who valued human life and tailored his political agenda on equitable access to development that would benefit the poor.
He said President Sata consistently held the poor of the poorest in society at heart throughout his political career.
He further said the late President will be greatly missed from the political arena because of his ability to blend the comical side of his life and business that distinguished him from other politicians.
Mr. Chilukuta won the first PF council seat throughout the country during the 2001 elections in a then MMD Nchelenge dominated Council Chamber.
He also served as Provincial chairperson for the Local Government Association of Zambia, Luapula Chapter between 2006 and 2010.