In yet another sad incident, the first born daughter to former Malawi President Elson Bakili Muluzi, Esme Muluzi-Malisita was on Monday killed by lightning while at her farm at Mpemba in Blantyre, a relation Dr Ishamel Chioko confirmed, as reported by Nyasa Times.
Muluzi-Malisita died when lightning struck her and a friend Hazel Busile while the two were helping out in fertiliser application at a garden in Mpemba.
She was rushed to Mwaiwathu Private Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The former president is reportedly devastated with the death of his first born child who was also sister to Minister of Lands Housing and Urban Development Atupele Muluzi.
Chioko said the family are “heartbroken”.
Born on August 31 1969 Muluzi-Malisita is survived by a husband Dr Ken Malisita and children.