President Michael Sata has arrived home this morning from aboard British Airways at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport. Mr. Sata was accompanied by First Lady Dr Christine Kaseba and his spokesperson George Chellah.
Zambia’s Vice President Guy Scott, defence minister Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba, foreign Affairs minister Given Lubinda, Home affairs minister Edgar Lungu were among the government officials that welcomed him.
Some people started questioning on the whereabouts of the president since he left the AU meeting in Ethiopia.
Chief government spokesperson Kennedy Sakeni said the president needed time to reflect and have a peace of mind after working so hard alone in a secret location. Sakeni was speaking on ZNBC news on Saturday evening.
Sakeni assured Zambians that President Sata was in safe hands wherever he was.
Publicity director for the PF Chanda Mfula also said that President Sata’s location was not a problem especially that government was not in a crisis and was functioning well.