PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema is today expected in Northern Province for a two-day working visit.
President Hichilema is also scheduled to grace this year’s Ukusefya Pa Ng’wena traditional ceremony of the Bemba speaking people in Mungwi District tomorrow.
Provincial Minister Leonard Mbao confirmed that President Hichilema would also officiate at a fundraising luncheon in Kasama before meeting United Party for National Development (UPND) officials.
Mr Mbao said President Hichilema was expected to fly back to Lusaka after the ceremony.
Mr Mbao said President Hichilema and the New Dawn administration attached great importance to tradition and culture as pillars of national values.
“Traditional ceremonies are a unifying factor and they remind each one of us of our genesis” he said after inspecting the arena for traditional ceremony yesterday. ZANIS