MMD thanks Lungu for evacuating Mulongoti
The Movement for Multi-party Democracy (MMD) has thanked President Edgar Lungu for facilitating the evacuation of opposition People’s Party President Mike Mulongoti to South Africa for medical treatment.
Party Deputy Spokesperson Peter Phiri through a statement said that his party had welcomed the evacuation of the ailing former Minister of Works and Supply.
“As a Party, we would like to take this opportunity to thank the Republican President H.E. Edgar Lungu for his gesture of leadership in facilitating the immediate evaluation of Hon. Mike Mulongoti to South Africa for Specialist treatment,” Phiri said.
Phiri further said that President Lungu’s gesture is a statement that regardless of the Political Parties we are in, We are still our brothers keepers.
“Despite President Lungu and Hon. Mulongoti’s Politics differences, President Lungu’s gesture has shown that we are all our brother’s keeper, regardless of which Political Parties we belong to,” Phiri said.
“The MMD President, Dr. Nevers Sekwila Mumba and the entire leadership of the MMD are continuoaly praying for Hon. Mulongoti’s quick recovery.”