Late President Michael Sata’s son Mulenga has apologized for any inconvenience his declaration of his presidential ambitions may have caused.
Mr Sata who is also Lusaka Mayor has since with immediate restrained all his supporters from chanting or singing any songs aimed at positioning him for the presidency.
Mr. Sata told journalists yesterday that he regrets any inconvenience his intentions to take over from his father may have caused.
Mr. Sata states that the great mistake he might have made is when he answered a question from some journalists on the day he arrived from London with regards his ambitions for the presidency.
He says singing songs or wearing t-shirts with his name on them might mislead the nation and other interested groups thereby worsening the situation.
Mr Sata has since appealed to all members of the party to remain peaceful and calm as the nation continues to mourn President Sata.
Mr. Sata who is also PF Lusaka District Chairman has further called on all party members to reflect and chant the way forward after the burial of President Sata.
Meanwhile Mr Sata has expressed sadness that mourners at Belvedere Lodge which has been designated as the funeral place were choked with teargas following the confusion which ensued following the removal of Edgar Lungu as PF Secretary General.
Mr.Sata has told Qfm news in an interview that it is unfortunate that such an incident could happen when people are mourning the late President.
He explains that he was confused when he heard the news about some youths who had run amok burning tyres outside the funeral home at Belvedere Lodge last night following the decision by acting president Dr. Guy Scot to drop Mr Lungu.
Mr. Sata who is President Sata’s eldest son has since called on PF members and Zambians as a whole to show respect to the late president as they mourn him.
The Lusaka Mayor has since apologized to the people who were at the funeral house at the time of the fracas for being inconvenience caused by the firing of the teargas by the police in their quest to control the youths.
On Monday night Patriotic Front youths last night ran amok after news filtered through of the decision by Dr. Guy Scott to relieve Edgar Lungu as PF Secretary General
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