The Bemba Royal Establishment has reiterated its warning to political parties against politicizing the coronation of Paramount Chief Chitimukulu the 38th and the Ukusefya Pa Ng’wena Bemba Traditional ceremony slated for this weekend in Mungwi District.
Bashilubemba’s spokesperson Washanga Impika Sha Lubemba – James Mulenga warned that the two ceremonies are purely traditional and not political.
Mr. Mulenga stated that traditional affairs have always been none partisan and should remain so.
He has since warned those who will attend the two events not to wear any party regalia or display banners saying no form of campaign will be tolerated at the ceremonies.
Mr. Mulenga added that the Bashilubemba would like the two traditional functions to be held in a peaceful manner without any disturbances.
He warned that the traditional council had requested police to ensure that they deal firmly with the would-be trouble makers.
This is contained in a statement made available ZANIS today and signed by Mr. Mulenga.
The installation of paramount chief Chitimukulu will take place this Friday 31st July, 2015 while the Ukusefya Pa Ng’wena Bemba Traditional ceremony will follow on Saturday 1stAugust, 2015.