MMD Solwezi West MP Humphrey Mwanza has diwe.
Mr. Mwanza died this morning in the University Teaching Hospital (UTH)
in Lusaka after a short illness.
Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini announced the death of Mr Mwanza in parliament this morning.
Dr. Matibini regretted the death of Mr Mwanza saying the House would greatly miss his contributions during parliament debates.
“I wish to inform this august House that Hon. Humphrey Mwanza, the MP
for Solwezi West is dead. The late Mr. Mwanza died this morning in the
UTH after a short illness. Members will recall that the late Hon.
Mwanza will greatly be missed not only his bereaved family but this
House as a whole,” Dr. Matibini said.
The late Mr. Mwanza a Human Resource Officer by profession, was born
on 22 April, 1949.
He was first elected to the National Assembly in 2006 and was
re-elected in 2011 until his untimely death.
Mr Mwanza is known for giving the executive a tough time by lobbying government to develop his constituency.
Mr Mwanza is the second Member of Parliament to die in a space of two months after the death of Patriotic Front (PF) Member of Parliament for Bangweulu Chifita Matafwali on died on 21st May, 2015.