President Uhuru Kenyatta has on Friday sent his message of condolence to the people and government of Zambia following the demise of former President Kenneth Kaunda.
“President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of condolence to President Edgar Lungu, the Government and the people of Zambia following the death of former President Kenneth Kaunda who passed away yesterday aged 97.” Said State House.
In his message of condolence, President Uhuru termed the former President as a outstanding statesman and a Pan-Africanist whose contribution played a crucial role in the liberation of Africa.
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“Former President Kaunda was a great leader full of wisdom who remained actively engaged in promoting the interests of the African continent for many years after leaving office. We will always remember and cherish his huge contribution to the welfare of the people of Zambia and Africa as a whole.
Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, the Government and the people of Zambia during this difficult time of grieving and loss,” Said President Uhuru.