*NDC Provincial Chair Dies after succumbing to injuries inflicted on him by Bowman Lusambo.*
Kapiri Mposhi. 01.05.2019.
NDC Lusaka province youth chairman Obed Kasongo has died.
Mr. Kasongo is the party Stewart who was on April 11, 2019 hit with an iron bar by Lusaka province Minister Bowman Lusambo.
The assault of Mr. Kasongo happened a few hours before the opening of polls for the Roan parliamentary by election in Luanshya.
And NDC President Chishimba Kambwili has regretted the death of Mr. Kasongo.
Dr. Kambwili has described the death of Mr. Kasongo as extremely shocking and sad.
Mr. Kasongo 52, died at the levy Mwanawasa hospital today where he had gone to receive treatment.
According to his driver,
Guston Mwila, the Lusaka Province NDC youth chairman died shortly after 15.50 hours this afternoon.
Mr. Mwila said the late Kasongo has been receiving treatment at the hospital following his return from Luanshya a forth night ago.
He said the late Kasongo had suffered severe wounds after his attack at the hands of the pf cabinet Minister who personally assaulted the deceased.
And NDC National Youth Chairman Charles Kabwita has called for the immediately arrest of Lusaka province Minister Bowman Lusambo.
Mr. Kabwita says the NDC had officially opened a docket at Luanshya police two weeks ago against Lusambo.
Mr. Kabwita says Luanshya police should now arrest Minister Lusambo in connection with the death.
More details on the funeral to follow later.