MONGU – 28/02/22
UPND Secretary General Batuke Imenda has described late Mongu Municipal Council Mayor Nyambe Matakala as a formidable player in national development and added that his death is a great loss to the party and the people of Mongu.
Speaking from the funeral house in Mongu’s Chisonga area on Monday evening, Mr Imenda said the fatal death of the late Matakala is painful to the UPND family.
“It’s sad because Matakala has been a great man.We worked with him for many years and for those who would care to know, Matakala has been a UPND Mongu District Chairman for 5 years and was before his death serving his second term.He also served as Imwiko ward Councilor and deputy Mayor,” he added.
“In appreciation of his duties as councilor for Imwiko and Deputy Mayor, the people of Mongu elected him to the position of full,the office he held until his demise in the early hours of February 24th,2022 in a Road Traffic Accident along the Great North Road in Mkushi.to make him a full Mayor a position he held up to the time of his sudden demise.To his family it is terrible that we have lost such a wonderful gentleman,” he added.
The late Mongu Civic leader will be put to rest in Mongu tomorrow with his body lying in state today.