Former Zambia’s Ambassador to Japan Ngonga Mwelwa Chibesakunda has died.
The late Chibesakunda 80, died at Arwpy Hosiptal in Kempton park, South Africa.
Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa Major General Jackson Miti confirmed the death of Mr Chibesakunda.
Major General Miti said the late Chibesakunda had been admitted to Arwpy where he was receiving medical attention.
He said the Mission was putting logistics in place to repatriate Mr Chibesakunda’s remains back to Zambia.
Major General Miti, who expressed sadness and sorrow over Mr Chibesakunda’s death has since wished the bereaved family God’s guidance during this difficult moment.
The late Chibesakunda also served as Zambia’s High Commissioner to Zimbabwe as well as Clerk of the National Assembly among other public portfolios.
This is contained in a statement availed to Smart Eagles by the First Secretary for Press and Public Relations at the Zambian High Commission in Pretoria South Africa, Naomi Nyawali.