02:24 pm
24 February 2017

President Lungu celebrates SDA 1 million membership in Zambia

President Edger Lungu today joined hundreds of Seventh Day Adventist members in celebrating 1 million church membership in Zambia at the heroes stadium.

The President was accompanied by First Lady Esther, Agriculture and Livestock Minister Given Lubinda, his political advisor Kaizer Zulu, his Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda and other senior government officials.

Others who attended the celebrations included FDD President Edith Nawakwi, UPND President Hakainde Hichilema and former First Lady Maureen Mwanawasa.

Upon his arrival the president was lead to the parade mounted by the SDA path finder youths who were clad in white and green uniform.

After singing the pathfinder and national anthem the President was invited to inspect the guard of honour mounted in his respect.

President later proceeded to take his seat as a match past comprising Adventist youths, Adventist Men who wore black suites , and Dorcas mothers who were in blue uniforms accompanied by a youth brace band matched past by the President.

The colourful event attracted Adventist members country wide who turned up to celebrate the 1 million membership of the church.

The celebration was characterized with songs and bible readings.

At the same event 100 Adventist church members were baptized into the fold of Christ.

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