Lucius shocked with Mia’s death


Presidential Advisor on Arts Lucius Banda has expressed shock over the untimely death of Minister of Transport and Public Works Muhammad Sidik Mia.

Mia died of COVID-19 this morning together with Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Lingson Belekanyama.

writing on his official facebook page, Banda described the death Mia as big blow to Malawians.

“It’s never easy to lose someone we love. But often, a loss that no one saw coming can lead to complicated grief. I’m not sure what to say in the face of such a difficult loss to the nation.

“Hon Sidik Mia was a great man, humble and loving. A father to many. He was an asset to the state and a natural-born leader.His death is a very big blow to our nation,” wrote Banda

He added: “My heartfelt condolences to his family, Malawi Congress Party and to all those that have been affected by the loss. Find heart and comfort in God’s hands. I mourn with you.”

Meanwhile President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera is set to address the nation on the matter.

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Robert Ngwira
Attended Our Future Private Secondary School in Rumphi from 2006-2009 Holder of Diploma in Journalism from Malawi Institute of Journalism (MIJ) Hobbies, reading newspapers, going out with friends, listening to radio and watching football. Email:

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