Malawi Vice-President Saulos Chilima is expected to attend the commemoration ceremony of late Lacton Mulli, the founder of one of the country’s business conglomerates, Mulli Brothers Limited.
The Mulli family is expected to hold a commemoration ceremony celebrating the life of late Lacton Mulli who died in 2006 with the event budgeted at K20 million.
Chairperson of the organizing committee, Reverend Billy Gama disclosed on Wednesday in Blantyre that the memorial service set for Saturday at Mulli family home at Horo, Nyezerera village in Traditional Authority Kaduya’s area in Phalombe district would be preceded by some entertainment activities on Friday which include disco and traditional dances.
“Late Lacton Mulli established what has become as one of the biggest business realms in Malawi. He left a legacy worth remembering, this is why the family has decided, as it is every year, to hold a commemoration ceremony,” explained Gama.
Gama disclosed that aside from Chilima, former First lady Callista Mutharika would also attend the memorial service on Saturday to be characterized by service of worship prayers by different churches and choir performances.
Great Angels Choir of Lilongwe is expected to perform at the function alongside other choirs.
The event is expected to attract about 5000 people with the budget estimated at K20 million.
MBL group of companies has marked eight years since the death of the company’s founder with a renewed vision to spur the company’s success.
MBL has grown from being just a business of buying and selling farm produce to a fully fledged company working various sectors of the economy such transport and communication among others.
- We earlier indicated the First Lady Getrude Mutharika will attend. It is infact the former first lady. We regret the error.