President Edgar Lungu will this week undertake a 3-day working visit to Northern Province.

Northern Province Minister Lazarus Chungu announced in a statement, Wednesday, that the Head of State would arrive in the Province on Friday and was scheduled to engage in various programs.

Chungu said whilst in Northern Province, President Lungu was expected to address two rallies in Mbala and Mpulungu and would later flag off the Rural Road Connectivity Programme of the Mporokoso – Nsama – Kaputa road.

The Provincial Minister thanked the Republican President visiting the Province for the third time in a space of two months.

Bwalya said the President’s visits demonstrated the love he had for the people of Northern Province.

President Lungu was last Saturday in Mbala and Mpulungu districts where he graced a military event involving Zambia’s Special Forces before he proceeding to the Copperbelt.

Meanwhile, Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations Isaac Chipampe has asked members of the public, with information regarding a story carried by the Daily Nation alleging that six foreigners had been detained in Lusaka, must avail it to the state.

“The state has taken note of the lead story in the Daily Nation edition of Wednesday, October 2, 2019, suggesting that six foreigners and their aircraft have been detained in Lusaka. The state is following up with the originators of the article so that they help with the veracity of the story. So far, the story cannot be substantiated with fact and therefore, those with information on the matter should help by availing such information to the state,” stated Chipampe.