First Lady Esther Lungu’s brother James Phiri has been put to rest in Mpangwe area of Chongwe district.
Mr. Phiri died on the 21st of June after a short illness. He is survived by a wife and three children.
And speaking at the funeral house, First Lady thanked mourns for supporting the family during the bereavement.
Mrs. Lungu said the support rendered to the family lightened the funeral burden.
She said the gesture demonstrated by the mourners to abandon their respective programme was gratifying.
She urged the people to continue praying for the first family.
Mrs. Lungu counseled mourns to live in harmony by embracing the famous one Zambia one nation slogan.
Among the mourns who attend the funeral are Presidential Affairs Minster Freedom Sikazwe,, Lusaka province minister Japhen Mwakalombe , and senior government officials.