Former first lady Vera Tembo Chiluba on Monday late evening suffered a stroke and has since been admitted to the University Teaching Hospital, Tumfweko understands.
MMD National Secretary Raphael Nakacinda has confirmed this a while ago.
He says the former ruling party has received the news of the illness of Ms Chiluba with sadness.
Mr Nakacinda says the former first lady is currently admitted to the University Teaching Hospital, Fast Track Unit.
He has asked MMD members to put Ms Chiluba in their prayers for her quick recovery.