The church in Kafue district has joined the rest of the country in paying tribute to the late President Michael Sata.
Pastors Fellowship representative, Bishop Kingswell Sichela said the church in the district was grateful to the late President for improving tithe through developmental projects taking place in the district.
Bishop Sichela noted that the recapitalisation of Nitrogen Chemicals of Zambia (NCZ) and the construction of the Michael Sata bridge among other projects has created job opportunities, which has also enabled people to increase the tithing in churches.
ZANIS reports that the Bishop said this during the thanks giving service for the late President Sata at Khosa stadium in Kafue district.
Bishop Sichela has since called on all Zambian citizens to emulate the late President and embrace peace and unity as the country mourns.
The clergyman, who conveyed condolences to the first family and the nation at large, called for prayer and dialogue if the country was to safeguard the current maturing democracy.
And Kafue District Commissioner, Grace Ngulube described the late President as accommodating and humble.
Ms. Ngulube, who broke down during her tribute, said the late President spearheaded projects which have helped to uplift the livelihood of the poor people in the communities.
She added that Kafue district will always cherish the works spearheaded by the late President in her district.
The District Commissioner cited the paying of NCZ retirees and the construction of Chikupi secondary school among others as some of key issues spearheaded by the current government under the leadership of the late President in her district.