President Lungu regrets Lunda/Luvale conflicts


President Edgar Lungu has regretted the tribal conflicts between the Lundas and Luvales of Zambezi district in the North Western province.

President Lungu, who was speaking on arrival at Zambezi airstrip today on his continued working visit of the North Western province, has however stated he will engage Senior Chief Ndungu and Chief Ishindi on how best to resolve the tribal conficts.

And President Lungu says he will not depart from the late President Michael Sata’s legacy.

The President said he will carry on with developmental projects being undertaken in Zambezi in the North Western Province and other parts of the country as a whole.


President Lungu said government will construct a bridge on the Zambezi river to connect the East and West banks in order to accelerate development in the district.

And President Lungu has appealed to Clergymen in the country to Pray for him and other government leaders.

He said government looks up to the Clergymen and women for spiritual guidance and healing because it recognises the Church as a strategic partner in development.

President Lungu is in Zambezi district to among other functions commission the rehabilitation of township roads and will later meet traditional leaders of Zambezi district.


President Lungu is accompanied by Lands Minister Christabel Ngimbu, North Western province Minister Dawson Kafwaya and Deputy Minister at State House Mulenga Sata.

Others are Special Assistant to the President for Project Monitoring and Implementation Lucky Mulusa and other senior government and Patriotic Front (PF) Party officials.