The marriage relationship between Edgar Lungu and Esther has broken down irretrievably.
But to avoid public drama, Lungu and Esther have agreed to remain married on paper until they leave state house.
Lungu stays at State Lodge while Ester has remained at State house.
The marital problems started when Lungu went to watch semi naked teen age girls in Swaziland and Ester was informed by one of Lungu’s assistants that Lungu towed one of them after the reed ceremony. It is believed that the same girl still visits Lungu at state Lodge incognito.
Ester refuses to accompany Lungu on most public events such as this one in the picture.