Nkhata Bay’s Chief Mkumbira dead

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Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has announced the death of Senior Chief Mkumbira of Nkhata Bay.


The Ministry’s spokesperson Muhlabase Mughogho said the Tonga chief died on Tuesday afternoon after he fell in his bathroom and was pronounced dead on arrival at Nkhata Bay District Hospital.


The Senior Chief whose real name is Victor Phiri was born on 1st January, 1959 and was installed Senior Chief Mkumbira in 2013. He is survived by 4 children and 3 grandchildren.

Meanwhile, burial of Senior Chief Mkumbira will take place on Saturday, 27th October, at his Mkumbira Headquarters in Nkhatabay.

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