Vice President Inonge Wina has described the late Bangweulu PF Member of Parliament Chifita Matafwali as a courageous and hard working person.
Mrs Wina says the gap left by Mr Matafwali will be difficult to fill in the PF.
She said this during a funeral mass for Mr Matafwali at the Cathderal of the Holy Cross in Lusaka on Thursday.
Mrs Wina said the fallen parliamentarian believed in good govervance and democracy saying his legacy must be upheld by all Zambians.
Mr Matafwali has since been put to rest at Memorial park in Lusaka.
Mr Matafwali died on Wednesday in India where he was seeking medical attention.