Gov. Phil Bryant issues statement on passing of Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba
By Erin Lowrey| February 26, 2014 at 1:27 PM CST - Updated July 21 at 9:55 AM
JACKSON, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from the office of Phil Bryant
JACKSON—"Deborah and I are shocked and saddened by the news of Mayor Lumumba's passing and are praying for his loved ones. Just a short time ago, I had the opportunity to join the mayor in a church pew as we welcomed a new development to the city. His enthusiasm for Jackson will be deeply missed."