Chilanga United party for National Development (UPND) Council Chairperson Mrs Maria Malila has died. This is acccording to Local Government Minister Vincent Mwale, who announced this in the Kitwe Council Chamber where he was having a meeting with Kitwe City Council officials. Ms Malila died at University Teaching Hospital yesterday morning following an illness.
And UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema said he was saddened by the death of Chilanga UPND Chairperson.
“It is with deep sense of shock to learn about the sudden demise of our Chilanga District Council Chairperson Maria-Theresa Maimpampe Malila.
“We send our deepest condolences to the family of the late Mrs Malila and the people of Chilanga Constituency who have lost a highly dependable representative in the area,” he said.
Mr Hichilema said Mrs Malila was providing a lot of guidance to Councillors, not only in Chilanga, but throughout the country.
He said UPND as a party, had assigned her numerous tasks both home and abroad which she executed with perfection.
“We shall deeply miss her immense service and council leadership in the country.
“We call on our members and the Zambian people to mourn this gallant woman with dignity,” Mr Hichilema said in his latest Facebok post.
And the ruling Patriotic Front has learnt with sadness of the untimely demise of UPND Chilanga District Council Chairperson Mrs Maria Malila who passed away at the University Teaching Hospital,UTH yesterday morning, 27th May 2018.
In a statement released to the Media, Patriotic Front Secretary General Mr Davies Mwila expressed sadness at this untimely death of Mrs Malila.
“The Patriotic Front family mourns with the family of Mrs Maria Malila and the United Party for National Development (UPND) over this untimely loss. Patriotic Front further sends words of comfort to the people of Chilanga who have lost a representative. Our deepest condolences go to the bereaved family”, the statement read in part.
Mrs Malila is the wife to Supreme Court Judge and former Attorney General Mumba Malila.