Mungwi councillor dies

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Mungwi Central Ward Councillor, Chola Chilekwa, has died.


Councillor Chilekwa died in Kasama General Hospital at 02:25 hours yesterday.


The death of Councillor Chilekwa has been confirmed by Mungwi Acting Council Secretary, Gladys Lilanda, in an interview with ZANIS in Mungwi today.


Mrs Lilanda said the funeral for the late Councillor Chilekwa is being held at his residence in Mungwi River.


She revealed that the burial for Mr. Chilekwa is likely to take place tomorrow.


Councillor Chilekwa, 66, had been very instrumental in politics and fought for a number of developmental projects in Mungwi.


Prior to his intention to join politics, Mr Chilekwa worked in the local authority and served in a number of portfolios such as that of Council Secretary.