Zulu put to rest


Eastern Province Minister Makebi Zulu has eulogized the late former  Justice Minister, Sebastian Zulu, saying he  has left a patriotic legacy of guaranteeing service to the nation that will benefit current and future generations.

Mr Zulu recollected that the late Cabinet Minister made a Landmark contribution to both the legal and political circles.

He pointed out that throughout his 43 years of diligent duty to the nation, Mr Zulu was a renowned Lawyer and politician.

ZANIS reports that the Provincial Minister made the remarks at Kakwiya village in Petauke District today, during the burial of Mr. Zulu who died on February 3rd, 2021, after a short illness.

“Late Justice Minister and renowned Lawyer was committed to duty which saw him become one of the first indigenous Zambians to serve as a lawyer in the United Kingdom and later returned to the country to serve as DPP and Minister among other duties,” he said.

Mr Zulu recalled that the late Minister helped many people through the provision of legal services under his Zulu and Company Advocacy.

On the political front, the Provincial Minister explained that the late Justice Minister who served as Minga Member of Parliament and UNIP Secretary General, was a committed member of the Patriotic Front (PF) Party which he joined in 2010.

And Chief Nyamphande of the Senga people extolled Mr Zulu as a development oriented subject. The traditional leader pointed out that throughout his life, Mr Zulu was humble and committed to duty.

Meanwhile, Children and grandchildren reminisced that their parent was kind, honest and accorded fair treatment to all the children and family members. Mr Zulu who was born in 1936 has left behind two wives, 10 Children, 24 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

He served as Justice Minister from September 2011 to August 2012 under the leadership of Former President Michael Sata.

The burial was attended by Representatives of Paramount Chief Gawa Undi of the Chewa people, Chiefs, political Party officials and hundreds of villagers who were in solemn mood.