Zambians in US hold memorial service

Zambian President Michael Sata
Zambian President Michael Sata

ZAMBIANS in the United States of America (USA) over the weekend held a memorial church service in honour of the late President Sata.
Zambians in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia converged on St Mary’s Seminary where a memorial mass was conducted and presided over by Father Victor Mwanamwambwa.
This is according to a statement issued in Lusaka yesterday by First Secretary for Press and Public Relations at the Zambian Embassy in Washington DC, Patricia Littiya.
Speaking in a homily, Father Shoba Nyambe urged Zambians in the USA to remember what Mr Sata stood for, especially for the poor.
And Charge D’Affaires at Zambia’s Embassy in Washington DC, Joseph Chilaizya, commended the Zambian community for holding a remembrance service for President Sata, who will be buried today at Embassy Park.
Mr Chilaizya in his eulogy asked the Zambian community in the USA to emulate President Sata by uniting to develop the country.
“President Sata brought unprecedented development in the three years he was in office because he had a heart for the people of Zambia,” he said.
And a leader of the Zambian community and senior pastor of Agape Word Center Church International Nkhosana Chongo called on the Zambian community to be united and to pray for the country.

Zambia Daily Mail