Opposition All People’s Congress (APC) party president has welcomed the move by Government to evacuate Mike Mulongonti for specialist treatment abroad.
Msoni who is an adapt critic of the Government said the gesture to evacuate fellow opposition Peoples party leader was welcome but was quick to mention that government should invest more money in public hospitals so that citizens can have access to quality health care in public hospitals.
“The All peoples congress APC welcomes the gesture by the government to evacuate Peoples party President Mike Mulongoti for specialist treatment abroad.
“In welcoming this goodwill gesture, We encourage the government to invest more money in public hospitals so that the Zambian public can have access to quality medical care locally,” he said.
On Friday Republican President Edgar Lungu directed that the opposition leader be evacuated for specialist treatement abroad.
Health minister Chitalu Chilufya who relayed the news to Mulongoti said the President and his vice were concerned about the health every Zambian.
“The Head of State, His Excellency Mr Edgar Chagwa Lungu and the Acting President, Her Honor the Vice President, Madam Inonge Wina, are very concerned about your health as they are concerned about the health of every Zambian. And Iam commissioned to come and express their wishes for your quick recovery and their consideration for you as a very important opposition leader as your health is of top concern to them,” he said.