On 14th March 2022, Spring24 TV Facebook page published a statement on donations towards the State Funeral of the late former President, Mr. Rupiah Bwezani Banda following social media reports making rounds that public service workers were asked by government to make donations towards the State funeral. This came after the death of late President Rupiah Bwezani Banda, who passed away in Lusaka on March 11, 2022, at age 85.
Evidence and References
- Ministry of Information and Media Press Statement: Donations towards the State Funeral of the late Former President Mr. Rupiah Bwezani Banda.
- Ministry of Finance and National Planning Treasury Statement: Updated list of official accounts for contributions to the funeral of the late 4th Republic President Mr. Rupiah Bwezani Banda.