Democratic Party President HARRY KALABA says the death of former President RUPIAH BANDA is a huge loss to the nation.
Mr. KALABA says Mr. BANDA took over the role of father of the nation.
He says Mr. BANDA was always available to give counsel to anyone regardless of their political affiliation.
Mr. KALABA says politicians must learn to be accommodating just like Mr. BANDA was.
He has also applauded President HAKAINDE HICHILEMA for providing the much needed leadership during the mourning period.
Mr. KALABA was speaking in an interview with ZNBC News in Lusaka.