One of the daughters of heroine and historic figure Rose Chibambo has said the family will not struggle to pay for her hospital bills at Mwaiwathu in Blantyre and that request for financial help should be disregarded.
Chibambo’s granddaughter Juliet Mhango was earlier quoted by Nyasa Times that the public should raise money to help her pay hospital bills.
But Chibambo’s daughter Dr. Gadi Chibambo-Smith said Mhango’s statement was “misinformation.”
She said the family was “totally shocked and alarmed” that they are begging for help.
“We are not requesting any financial assistance from anyone for mum’s hospital bills,” Gadi stated.
“ Mum has had hospitalization in the past and these have all been taken care of by the immediate family,” she added.
Gadi said granddaughter who gave the statements “was not authorized by any immediate family members to do so.”
She said the family request that Rose Chibambo’s privacy be respected during her illness
“We appreciate all the prayers and well wishes for her recovery,” she said.
Chibambo is on a K200 bank note.
She is the first female cabinet minister in Kamuzu Banda first ever cabinet of 1964.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :