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Zambia prez suffered sudden dizziness at military event - Govt confirms

Lungu Zambia President Edgar Zambia president Edgar Lungu

Sun, 13 Jun 2021 Source: www.ghanaweb.com

The Zambian government on Sunday June 13 confirmed that President Edgar Chagwa Lungu recovered from sudden dizziness whiles officiating a military event in the capital Lusaka.

According to a statement signed by Simon Miti, Secretary to the Cabinet and Principal Private Secretary to the President, Lungu's episode was momentary as he recovered to walk to his car before retiring to his official residence.

The president was spotted in military attire as he officiated the 45th Defence Force Day Commemoration and Investiture Ceremony.

Full Statement: PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Zambia, Dr Edgar Chagwa Lungu, this afternoon experienced sudden dizziness whiles officiating at the 45th Defence Force Day Commemoration and Investiture Ceremony. His Excellency recovered immediately and walked to the official car and returned to his residence at State House.

The President wishes to assure the general public and all concerned citizens and the international community that he is well and has continued to discharge his duties as Head of State, Government and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces.

His scheduled programmes will continue as planned.

Source: www.ghanaweb.com