Ntchisi mourns Chimaneni

Remains of late Inspector, Chisomo Chimaneni who died on Monday along with late Vice President, Dr Saulos Chilima was accorded military honours on Thursday in his Makwaule Village Senior Chief Chilooko in Ntchisi district.

Representing President, Dr. Lazarus Chakwera at the funeral, Minister of Homeland Security Ken Zikhale Ng’oma, who was in the company of Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Sam Kawale, described late Chimaneni as a “patriotic hero who died serving his country.

”He said that, “His death is a big loss to the country, to his district, and to me personally as Minister of Homeland Security because it is devoted young ones like these that who should take over these positions we hold as we are aging towards retirement.”

Ngo’ma went to caution against social media ‘excitement’ and sensational reporting under such sorrowful occurrences.

Present was legislator for Ntchisi North Constituency, Arnold Kadzanja who described late Chimaneni as a personal friend who inspired and encouraged him to rise above average heights.

He said that, “When he heard of my ambition to represent my constituency as MP, he called me personally and encouraged me against any form of discouragement. His death is a great loss to Ntchisi as a district, Ntchisi North as a constituency, and to me as a personal friend.”

In his eulogy, Senior Chief Chilooko echoed Kadzanja saying it was heartbreaking to experience the loss of young ones like Chimaneni “but there are some things we have no control over and all we can do is look up to God because He knows best.”

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