Mkushi leaders saddened by Sata’s death

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Mkushi  leaders saddened by Sata’s death

Mkushi, Nov 6, 2014, ZANIS—Messages of condolences on the death of President Michael Sata have continued to pour in with several leaders in Mkushi district describing his death as sad.

ZANIS reports that Chief Chitina of the Swaka People of Mkushi  district in his message of condolences said the death of the late President was saddening as he was on course to propel development in rural areas.

Chief Chitina said that Chiefs in the district felt that the death of President Sata was a huge blow, explaining that they had been impressed with the manner in which he initiated developmental programs in the chiefdoms.

And Mkushi District Commissioner Luka Mwamba  expressed grief towards the demise of President Sata, and kick started the signing of messages in the Book of Condolences.

Mr. Mwamba indicated that the District Administration was saddened by the of the death of the late President was  saying that the news had been greeted with sadness amongst residents of the districts.

 And Patriotic Front Central Province chairperson Benson Chali, Chief Mulungwe of the Lala people, were amongst high profile persons who joined scores of Mkushi residents in signing the  Book of condolences.

President Sata  died in London on 28th October and will be buried on November 11 at the Presidential burial site at the Embassy Park in Lusaka.