For immediate Relase
20th November 2012
President Joyce Banda regrets deaths of 2 MBC staff and one PP official
Her Excellency Mrs Joyce Banda is deeply saddened by the death of Mr Diet Mkwara District People’s Party Organising Secretary in Chitipa and two MBC staff, Mr Vindevu Banda, driver and Mr Davie Mkuwu an engineer who died yesterday in separate road accidents.
The President prays for the Almighty God to comfort and strengthen the bereaved families during this difficult time.
Her Excellency also wishes the seven people who have been injured in the two accidents and hospitalized in Chitipa, Karonga and Mzuzu Central hospital a quick recovery.
Following the deaths both Presidential functions that were scheduled for today in Rumphi and Chitipa have been cancelled.
Commenting on the cancellation of the presidential functions, Presidential Press Secretary Steven Nhlane said:“Her Excellency has called off the functions because she has compassion for the people and is mourning with the bereaved.”