Senior Chief Mweemba of Sinazongwe district in Southern Province says President Michael Sata will be remembered for infrastructure development brought about in his chiefdom and other parts of the area.
Speaking in an interview with ZANIS on behalf of Chief Mweemba in Sinazongwe yesterday, care taker headman Matambo said the late President Sata was hard working and had a heart for all Zambians regardless of their political and religious affiliation.
The chief has since sent his message of condolences to the first family and the Zambian people on behalf of his subjects.
He said the late President was a man of action who will be remembered for infrastructure development and many other government programs that were implemented in his chiefdom during his leadership.
And Sinazongwe District Commissioner Dodo Sindaza has also sent his message of condolences to the first family and called on Sinazongwe residents and all Zambians to mourn the late President Michael Sata peacefully.
Mr.Sindaza said late President Sata was a man of action who stood for development because Sinazongwe district was not left out in terms of projects initiated during his tenure of office.
He said the district had benefited from the upgrading of Makonkoto and the bottom road including construction of health posts that was launched before the demise of President Sata.
Mr.Sindaza said the district also benefited from other developmental programs including the connection of schools, health centres and many other structures to the national grid through the Rural Electrification Authority (REA).
He added that early distribution of fertilizer under the Farmer Input Support Program (FISP) was another milestone project which the farmers will remember the President for.
Mr.Sindaza said President Sata was the right President for the people of Zambia because he had left a powerful legacy through his hardwork and delivering of development especially in rural areas which had never happened in the past fifty years since the country gained independence.
He said the people of Sinazongwe district together with the rest of the nation will expect the next President to continue with the good vision President Michael Sata had, of taking development closer to them.
Mr.Sindaza also confirmed that the thanks giving service in honour of President Michael Sata who died on 28thOctober, 2014 in London will be held in Maamba on Monday, 10th November, 2014.
He has called on all government workers sidents to join hands in prayers over the demise of President Michael Sata, who is expected to be put to rest on Tuesday 11th November, 2014.