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HON KAINGU MOURNS PRESIDENT BANDA

By Hamungala Blessed Richard Junior  – Veteran Politian HON DR. MICHAEL KAINGU has conveyed heartfelt condolences to the government and President BANDA’S FAMILY following the demise of former President RUPIAH BWEZANI BANDA.

Dr. KAINGU who served in various government ministerial positions under President BANDA and other presidents, described President BANDA as a diplomat, jovial, father and a unifier.

Dr. KAINGU disclosed that president Banda being the fourth republican president must be mourned with dignity and respect.

He further called upon the people of Zambia to join hands together and be united in mourning the death of President Banda.

Meanwhile, HON DR KAINGU has commended the people of Southern province for having voted for President BANDA in 2008 polls as a Zambian president.

During his tenure, President BANDA worked on Choma – Namwala Road among other projects.

And Dr. KAINGU explained that RUPIAH BANDA carried out various national developmental projects, but unfortunately people misunderstood his political will which later resulted in economic transformation.

HON Dr. KAINGU was speaking on Choma Maanu Radio program dubbed the “Special Program”.

President RUPIAH BANDA, who served from 2008 to 2011, passed away on Friday night 11 March, 2022 in Lusaka at the age of 85 following his two years of the named illness.

PRESIDENT BANDA served as a senior diplomat in several posts under first President Kenneth Kaunda before being appointed as Vice-President in 2006 by then President LEVY PATRICK MWANAWASA

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