Luwingu district mourns late President Sata
Luwingu, 31st October 2014, ZANIS – Residents of Luwingu district of the Northern Province have join other districts mourning former president Michael Chilufya Sata who died in London where he went for medical checkups.
ZANIS reports that the concerned residents, said this in Luwingu today adding that he has received the funeral message with deep sorrow.
Speaking on behalf the residents, Prudence Nankamba said the death of president Sata should not divide the country but unite all political cadres and the general public.
And a survey carried by Zambia News and Information Services (ZANIS) in the district many people young and old have expressed deep sorrow with the sadden death of his excellence president Sata.
Meanwhile senior Chieftainess Chungu of Lupososhi constituency of Luwingu district in the Northern Province has postponed the Mukulapembe traditional of the abena mukulu tribe which was scheduled to take place on 3rd October 2014 following the death of the republican president.
She said that Mukulapembe traditional ceremony would not take place this year because all the food and materials which was supposed to be used during the ceremony has already gone to waste and because of this the ceremony would take place in October 2015.
Senior Chieftainess Chungu said that she was saddened with untimely death of the president Michael Chilufya Sata.
She said Mr. Sata had assured Lupososhi constituency a number of road projects because the constituency was the first one to vote for the patriotic front Member of Parliament Emmanuel Musonda Mpakanta in 2001 presidential and general elections.
Senior Chieftainess Chungu president Sata assured residents in Lupososhi among other things upgrading of Luwingu-Samfya road, Luwingu-Nsombo-chaba road and Luwingu-Mansa road to bituminous standard and also rehabilitating and construction of health post in the area.
She further said president Sata had promised the community of improved cell phone communication by mounting communication towers in all chiefs in Lupososhi constituency.
Chief Chieftainess Chungu appealed to the general public to mourn the president with dignity and respect.