President Edgar Lungu has directed the Ministry of Health to evacuate People’s Party President Mike Mulongoti to South Africa for specialised treatment.
President Lungu says he is concerned with the health of opposition leader and has hence forth directed the Ministry of Health to evacuate him to South Africa.
The Head of State has given the Ministry 48 hours to ensure that Mr. Mulongoti is evacuated for specialised treatment.
Health Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya who visited Mr. Mulongoti who is admitted at the University Teaching Hospital disclosed the development this afternoon.
Mr. Mulongoti who is admitted at the University Teaching Hospitals for 10 days will be evacuated to South Africa for further treatment at the instruction of President Lungu and recommendation of the doctors.
And speaking on behalf of the family, Mike Mulongoti Junior thanked President Edgar Lungu for the intervention to have Mr. Mulongoti evacuated to South Africa.
He expressed gratitude to the team of doctors who have been looking after Mr. Mulongoti since he fell ill and was admitted to hospital.