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Sata funeral accounts still open – Msiska

MEMBERS of the Sata family laying wreaths at late President Sata’s grave at Embassy park. PICTURE: CHANDA MWENYA

NANCY SIAME, Lusaka
THE bank accounts that Government opened for late President Sata’s funeral are still open and sympathisers can still deposit funds in them, Secretary to the Cabinet Roland Msiska has said.
Dr Msiska said in an interview yesterday that the bank accounts will be closed on Wednesday.
He said the nation will be informed how much was raised once the accounts have been reconciled.
“The accounts are still open and will close on December 31, after which the Ministry of Finance will reconcile the figures,” Dr Msiska said.
Government opened accounts with 10 banks for President Sata’s funeral.
Dr Msiska said one holding account was opened at the Bank of Zambia (BoZ) while others were opened at Zanaco, Indo and Investrust Banks.
Others are Ecobank, Cavmont Bank, First National Bank, Barclays, Stanbic, Stanchart and Finance Bank.

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