President Peter Mutharika’s nephew, Aaron Chingwalu from Ntcheu has passed away.
According to state controlled Malawi Broadcasting Corporation, the burial ceremony at Nkutumula village in chief Makwangwala’s area in Ncheu was attended by Gertrude Mutharika, the First Lady, government and senior ruling Democratic Progressive Party officials.
The state radio says Chingwalu was mourned by the DPP secretary general Ecklen Kudontoni who described the late Chingwalu as a loyal and bonafide member of the party.
Chief Makwangala, according to MBC, described him as the pillar of development in his area. The radio did not say what killed Chingwalu but described the death as sudden.
A family representative, William Ntchito said they have lost a pillar.
“We have lost the family’s pillar and we will live to remember him at all times” said Ntchito.
Also present at the ceremony among others were, Director of State Residences, Peter Mukhito, Paramount Chief Ngolongoliwa, Chief Secretary to the Government, George Mkondiwa, Senior Chief Chikumbu and DPP Governor for Eastern Region, Charles Jika.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :