The former Bank of Zambia Governor, 79 died at his Roma home in Lusaka on Sunday evening.His son, Kizito Mulaisho confirmed the death in Lusaka yesterday and said funeral was being held in Roma Township.
The late Mulaisho is survived by a wife, seven children and three grandchildren.He was Bank of Zambia Governor from 1992 to 1995, he also served as Dr Kenneth David Kaunda’s economic advisor,World Bank consultant and permanent secretary in the Ministry of Mines among others.
Mulaisho is the author of the novels, “The Tongue of the Dumb” and “The Smoke that Thunders.”
In his message of condolences to the Mulaisho family, President Sata described the late Mulaisho, as a devoted patriot and intellectual who rendered a selfless service to the country.
“It is with profound grief that I offer my deepest condolences to the Mulaisho family on the loss of this dedicated and steadfast compatriot,” President Sata said.
The President said the late Mulaisho was a gifted thinker who showed brilliance in many national responsibilities he executed.
“Our departed colleague and brother gallantly served this country during his distinguished career. Therefore, his illustrious services will be deeply missed by all of us. We beseech the Almighty God to grant the bereaved family comfort and strength as they face this tragic loss”