By Deogratias Mmana:
President Lazarus Chakwera has led Malawians in paying tribute to late Martha Chikuni who until her death Friday was Head of Media Marketing at State Residences.
News of Chikuni’s passing was greeted with shock and disbelief by the public, as she was full of life.
“The President, His Excellency, Dr. Lazarus Chakwera, is deeply saddened by her passing and conveys his condolences to the bereaved family and to all Malawians who enjoyed watching her as she communicated and marketed the President’s policies and and government’s agenda, for the good of all Malawians,” reads a condolence message released by State House yesterday.
Vice President Saulos Chilima and wife Mary were also shocked over Chikuni’s death.
“We are struck with unfathomable grief; immobilised with shock at your untimely demise.”
The media fraternity also mourned Chikuni through various social media forums.
Details of the burial ceremony were yet to be announced.
Chikuni was one of the media personalities that were trusted by Chakwera to help him in his administration.