People’s Party (PP) has said it is saddened with the death of the party’s Director of International Affairs Honourable Elis Kumpukwe.
Kumpukwe died of COVID-19 at Zomba Central Hospital.
Confirming the death in a statement PP spokesperson Ackson Kalaile Banda said the death of Kumpukwe is big brawl to the party.
“Peoples Party regrets to announce the death of Honourable Elis Kumpukwe who at the time of his demise was Director of International Affairs in the party. He passed away today at Zomba Central Hospital.
“Late Kumpukwe will be remembered for his commitment and zeal towards the philosophy of the party right from its inception a decade ago,” said Banda in the statement.
He added: “As a party we are deeply aggrieved at the loss which comes a day after we lost another national executive member, late Hon John Chikalimba.
“Burial of our departed comrade will take place tomorrow, 29th January 2021,11am at his home District in Ntcheu,Masitimale Village,TA Kwataine
Peoples Party sends deepest condolences to the Kumpukwe family for the loss of their loved one.”
The party yesterday also lost its member of Parliament for Changalume Honourable John Chikalimba.
Follow Us on Instagram