Chief Munkanta dies

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CHIEF Munkanta of the Chishinga peo­ple in Kawambwa has died, says Luapula Prov­ince Min­is­ter Nick­son Chi­langwa.

Mr Chi­langwa said Chief Munkanta was first ad­mit­ted to Kawambwa District Hospi­tal be­fore be­ing re­ferred to Mansa Gen­eral Hospi­tal where he died.

The min­is­ter said the un­timely death of the tra­di­tional leader was shock­ing and that he was per­son­ally in mourn­ing es­pe­cially that the late Chief Munkanta’s palace is in Kawambwa Cen­tral Con­stituency for which he is Mem­ber of Par­lia­ment.

In a state­ment is­sued yes­ter­day, Mr Chi­langwa de­scribed the late chief as a uni­fier and a de­vel­op­ment ad­vo­cate and am­bas­sador.

Mr Chi­langwa said Gov­ern­ment had lost a cred­i­ble part­ner who was de­vel­op­ment-ori­ented and loved his peo­ple and al­ways wanted what was good for them.

Mr Chi­langwa said Gov­ern­ment was sad be­cause it en­joyed a cor­dial work­ing re­la­tion­ship with Chief Munkanta.

He said the great de­vel­op­men­tal pro­jects tak­ing place in Kawambwa are be­cause the late chief gave land to in­vestors un­con­di­tion­ally.

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