Scores of Kaputa residents yesterday turned up in large numbers
to attend an interdenominational prayer meeting in honour of the late Republican President Michael Sata.
The gathering offered prayers of unity and peace to the first family
and Zambia as a whole during the mourning period and beyond.
And Kaputa District Administrative Officer Alick Kampamba who
represented government at the meeting urged Zambians to mourn
President Sata in peace and unity.
Mr. Kampamba said Zambians should ask God to grant them sufficient
grace to remain peaceful and united.
He said as a Christian nation Zambia should mourn the late President
with honour according to the ‘One Zambia One nation’ motto.
Mr. Kampamba said Zambia recorded massive development under the
leadership of President Sata through the constructions of schools,
health centres and roads through the Link Zambia 8000 Road Project which Kaputa is
to benefit from.
And Mission in Charge at Kaputa Baptist Mission James Adair urged
Zambians to look to God for strength and guidance during the mourning period.
Pastor Adair who emphasized on peace and unity said Zambians should
put their trust in God and allow Him to rule in their hearts for His
will to prevail.
The clergyman noted that it was the plan of God for people to be
peaceful and remain united adding that Zambians should not allow
anything to divide them.
And Pastor In-Charge at Kaputa Pentecostal Assemblies of God described
the late President Sata as a man with a great vision who cared for the
Revered Chisenga also urged Zambians to follow President Sata’’s footstep of love as
they celebrate his life
President Sata died in London on October 28 and will be buried on November 11 at the Presidential burial site at Embassy Park in Lusaka.