“As the Nation is fully aware, we lost ZAF Flight Sergeant, Mark Nchimunya Choongwe who had dedicated his life to serving a country he loved so much.
“As the nation is fully aware, I ordered a thorough joint investigation to be conducted by Ministries of Defence and Home Affairs. As my Minister fir Home Affairs Hon Stephen Kampyongo indicated, there will be no sacred cows in this endeavour and no one perpetrator will be shielded. We must see justice and exactly know the circumstances under which Flight Sergeant, Mark Nchimunya Choongwe lost his precious life.
“My prayers are with the bereaved family. May God comfort the wife and children he has left behind. May his soul rest in peace.”
– Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia