Esther Lungu

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Esther Lungu
Esther Nyawa Lungu.jpg
First Lady of Zambia
Assumed office
January 25, 2015
PresidentEdgar Lungu
Preceded byCharlotte Scott
Personal details
Born (1961-06-02) 2 June 1961 (age 59)
Political partyPatriotic Front
Spouse(s)Edgar Lungu
Children6

Esther Nyawa Lungu (born 2 June 1961) is a Zambian politician and public figure. She is also the wife of the current President of Zambia Edgar Lungu. She was raised as a Catholic, but she and her husband are now Baptists.[1] Lungu has campaigned against child marriage during her tenure as First Lady.[2] She is the Chairman and mentor of Esther Lungu Foundation formed on December 2015 to empower women and children of Zambia.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lungu is a kind man". Zambia Daily Mail. 9 August 2016. Retrieved 20 October 2016.
  2. "Zambia: Overcoming Early Marriages". Times of Zambia (AllAfrica.com). 23 September 2015. Retrieved 26 August 2016.