Patriotic Front (PF) Deputy Secretary General (DSG) Mumbi Phiri has advised her members especially the youth to stay away from the burial of the UPND blogger and activist Clance Nalosah Zulu.
In an advisory message to members, Mrs. Mumbi Phiri stated that she feared the presence of Patriotic Front youth members at the burial might spark violence, trouble or confusion.
She also disclosed that the party will send a delegation to the funeral home to go and express condolences and mourn with the family.
Clance was a prominent feature at UPND rallies and activities and was also an avid blogger promoting UPND and its leader Hakainde Hichilema, on social media.
Clance died at home after attending the treason case of Mr Hichilema. According to unconfirmed reports,when she got home on the day she died, she went straight into her room and her sister only realized that she had died when she went to wake her up for her evening meal. Reports further suggest that, at some point she was involved in an accident, admitted and discharged and that she might have had not fully recovered when she went to the court session.
Good Moring family”
I know that all of us would to like to mourn our late young sister clance Zulu Nalosa the UPND member who passed away recently” “My advice to all members would be to urge them to stay away
Some people may ask why? Having followed what is being debated from both camps it is advisable that we stay away to avoid trouble”
Let us make allow Nancy Nalosa to be put to rest in a dignified manner and to allow her soul to rest in eternal peace
We will send a delegation that I am personally willing to accompany, to the funeral home to go and mourn with the family. Kindly let me know when we can visit the funeral house after burial.
And United Party for National Development (UPND) Vice President Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba said that he was extremely shocked to receive the sad news on the passing on of the UPND committed and courageous Youth, Ms. Clance Zulu.
The UPND Vice President said what was more shocking because a few hours earlier at court he shared a conversation with her and she revealed that she was feeling weak and he did not know that it was serious and that was the last time he would meet her.
Mwamba stated that he could not believe the news hours later that she was gone and it is with deep sorrow and great grief receiving the sad news.
He noted that the commitment that the dearly departed exhibited towards UPND was unquestionable and her impeccable loyalty, adding that despite her health she still attended court to give solidarity to the party President Hakainde Hichilema and the colleagues who are incarcerated with him.
Mwamba stated that her name shall always be part of the UPND because she was a true democrat, patriot and a freedom fighter.
“On behalf of my wife, Chama, family, the party and indeed my own behalf I send our deepest condolences to her family especially her young son” Mwamba said