By Malawi Exclusive
President Dr Lazarus Macarthy Chakwera has condoled the family of hip-hop star Martin Nkhata popularity known as Martse.
In a company of First Lady Madam Monica Chakwera, President Chakwera arrived at the Nkhata residence in Likuni, Lilongwe at 17:45pm on Sunday, just an hour after his arrival from Equitorial Guinea.
He was welcomed at the Nkhata family residence by Minister of Youth and Sports Richard Chimwendo Banda, Homeland Security Minister Jean Sendeza and other government officials.
Martse died on Monday, May 23 at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre after a motel he was lodging was gutted down by fire in Monkey Bay.
He sustained serious multiple burns in the process.
Martse was laid to rest on Wednesday, May 25 at Area 18 Cemetery in Lilongwe after an emotional farewell service at Civo Stadium where people from all walks of life gathered to pay their last respect.