Chief Justice Enerst Sakala has been evacuated to South Africa after suffering from a heart problem.
Justice Sakala was flown to South Africa last night after a team of doctors in Zambia recommended that he undergoes a detailed investigations for his heart problems since facilities are not available in the country.
Justice Sakala who fell ill on Monday and was admitted at Lusaka Trust Hospital where he was seen by a team of doctors, who included those from University Teaching Hospital (UTH) , and was found to have a heart problem emanating from a long standing problem of high blood pressure.
The Chief Justice is hospitalized at Milpark hospital were he is receiving treatment.
Health Minister Kapembwa Simbao told ZANIS in a press Statement that Justice Sakala’s condition is described as fairly normal as he is able to talk freely and walk by himself .
Mr. Simabo said Justice Sakala is also able to perform his normal chores without any difficulty or assistance.
The Minister said the nation will be updated on his condition from time to time.