The Head of State who was gracing the Women’s Day celebrations had to cut-short his programme and left Hereos National Stadium.
Amos Chanda, Lungu’s Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations said the Head of State has been diagnosed with malaria.
President Lungu who later addressed the nation on ZNBC which covered the proceedings live, said that he was not feeling well.
“I am not feeling too well, but it is not something that should worry the nation… the proceedings should continue… I will see you tomorrow,” said President Lungu.
Gender Minister Prof. Nkandu Luo has taken over the Womens Day celebrations.
Zambia today joins the rest of the World in commemorating the Women’s International Day.