The Mukupa Katandula Royal Establishment of the Tabwa speaking people of Kaputa district has praised President Edgar Lungu for according first republican President Dr. Kenneth Kaunda a befitting funeral.
Establishment Senior Trustee Wilson Chipili says the late former President has been given a funeral befitting a state man who contributed greatly to the development of the country.
Mr Chipili said Dr. Kaunda was a beacon of peace, unity, love and crafted everything around the centrality of humanity.
Mr. Chipili who is a freedom fighter and once served as Governor and Member of Parliament for Kaputa during Dr. Kaunda’s reign said the former head of state demonstrated his love for Zambians by developing pro-poor policies.
He said the people of Kaputa, and Nsama districts will always remember Dr Kaunda for not only giving them a boma in 1969 but also constructing a road which connected Kaputa to Mporokoso and Nchelenge district.
Mr. Chipili said this in a statement released to ZANIS in Kasama today.