Senior Chief Chiwalo of Phalombe dies 

One of the prominent chiefs in the country, Senior Chief Chiwalo of Phalombe District has died after a long illness.

Senior Chief Chiwalo: No more

In the statement, the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development disclosed that  Senior Chief Chiwalo, born Lameck Muheya Phiri, died on Monday,  February 1 2021 at Zomba Central Hospital due to Bilateral Prostate Hypertrophy.

The statement further reads: “He was born on 15th March 1934 and was installed as Group Village Head (GVH) Chiwalo on 15th March 1952. He was elevated to Sub Traditional Authority in 1997, and then he became a Traditional Authority (T/A) in 2004. The chief was promoted to Senior Chief Chiwalo in 2013.”

He is survived by a wife and six children.

Burial is on Wednesday at his Dindi Headquarters, Swang’oma Ward, Phalombe North East Constituency.

Senior Chief Chiwalo becomes the seventh chief to die in the year 2021.

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John chidongo
1 year ago

RIP . Tikusowani pa history ndi malangizo.

Keen Observer
Keen Observer
1 year ago

Rare breed indeed he must rest well, I know this gentleman, he was a no nonsense Chief.

1 year ago

Akapume…God gave him long life and pretty sure the children and grand children have benefitted a lot from this encyclopedia…very rare breed indeed MHSRIP

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