Senior Chief Chiwalo of Phalombe has died today at Zomba Central Hospital.
According to the Ministry of Local Government, the traditional leader has died due to High Blood Pressure and Diabetes.
Chiwalo was born on 15th March 1934 and was installed as Group Village Head (GVH) Chiwalo on 15th March 1952.
He was elevated to Sub Traditional Authority in 1997, and then he became a Traditional Authority (T/A) in 2004. The chief was promoted to Senior Chief Chiwalo in 2013.
The departed senior chief is survived by a wife and six children.
Burial of the remains of the late Senior Chief Chiwalo will take place on Wednesday, 3rd February, 2021 at his Dindi Headquarters, Swang’oma Ward, Phalombe North East Constituency in Phalombe.
Senior Chief Chiwalo becomes the seventh chief to die in the year 2021.