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Vice President Inonge Wina Evacuated to South Africa after falling ill

Written by on April 27, 2019

Health Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya has announced the evacuation of Republican Vice President of Zambia, Mrs Inonge Wina for medical check up in South Africa following a health encounter last night.

The Minister stated that the Veep was first evacuated to UTH last night where a multidisciplinary medical team competently treated her for a heart condition.

Dr. Chilufya stated that President Lungu visited Mrs Wina at UTH last night and commended the team of specialists for competently attending to her.

He stated that in order to consolidate the VEEPs scheduled review and the anticipated short recuperation period, the President has facilitated her evacuation for a thorough medical checkup.

Dr. Chilufya said that the Vice President who is in high spirits was seen off at the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport by himself, the Minister in the Vice Presidents Office Hon. Sylvia Chalikosa and acting Secretary to the Cabinet Mr Patrick Kangwa among other senior government officials.

Hon. Chilufya said the nation will be kept informed on the matter as need arises.

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