President Michael Sata says that the state will defend and protect the Litunga and the Barotse Royal Establishment, BRE from any attempts of aggression being fomented by a clique of misguided individuals.
This is contained in a press statement availed to Breeze News and signed by special assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations, George Chellah.
The Head of State says he has credible information that there are certain frustrated and ill-advised persons that are manoeuvring to bring strife to the Litunga and the BRE.
He has warned that the state security wings will not sit idle and watch reckless people sow discord in Western Province.
The President says that government is committed to ensuring peace and stability in Western Province and views the Litunga and the BRE as an important part of that process.
He also warned that people seeking to undermine the Litunga and the BRE using unlawful means will be dealt with firmly.