President Michael Sata’s body to receive a special send-off ceremony from the British armed forces in London.

President Michael Sata’s body will receive a special send-off ceremony from the British armed forces at Heathrow Airport in London this evening.
The Zambia High Commission in London has announced this in a press statement availed to Breeze News by press secretary, Amos Chanda
Mr. Chanda says that the Queen has ordered a special send-off ceremony in honour of the President.
And the programme for the repatriation of the body of late President Michael Sata from London has been completed.
This is in readiness for the departure of the family and officials to Lusaka this evening.
Mr. Chanda says that the mission in conjunction with the Diocese of Westminster in London has organised a Requiem Mass in honour of the life of the President.
The church service was expected to take place at 12: 00 hours at the Church of Our Lady in St. Johns Wood with Minister of Finance Alexander Chikwanda expected to address the congregants on behalf of government and the family.
Meanwhile Mr. Chanda says that a book of condolences has been opened at the Zambia High Commission.
Mr. Chanda also emphasised that it is not true that the mission has purchased 200 tickets to offer any Zambians willing to travel to Zambia.
He explained that a statement circulating on social media is a forgery.

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