Former Vice-President Lupando Mwape Passes Away
Former Republican Vice President Lupando Mwape has passed away. Zambia News Information Services issued a statement from the Press Secretary Amos Chanda noting that the President had prayed that God would grant his bereaving family solace and fortitude.
Mr Chanda stated that President Lungu has since instructed Cabinet to proceed with preparations for the state funeral in honour of the former Vice President.
And Secretary to the Cabinet Roland Msiska disclosed in a statement issued to ZANIS in Lusaka today that Mr Mwape died yesterday January 21, 2019 at 06:05 hours at Arwyp Medical Centre in Pretoria, South Africa.