The six children who drowned in the Posa Dam in Serenje District have been buried. The six died after a speed boat they were on capsized on Friday.
Five of the bodies were retrieved on Monday while the last one was retrieved on Tuesday by Zambia Army Commandos.
And Minister in the Office of the Vice President Sylvia Chalikosa led a team of ministers at the burial service. Ms. Chalikosa said the death of the six children is regrettable. She said government will devise ways of making water Transport safe in the wake of people dying on water.
And Education Minister David Mabumba said government will renovate Posa Primary School in memory of the pupils. The Ministers who included Central Province Minister Sydney Mushanga, Serenje MP Maxwell Kabanda and Deputy Parliamentary Chief Whip Chanda Mutale also toured the Dam.
And Mr. Mushanga has called for the proper management of the Dam to ensure easy passage of pupils when going to school.