Installation of new Ngambela by Barotse Royal Establishment in pictures
The Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) has appointed and installed Clement Wainyae Sinyinda as a new Prime Minister ( Ngambela) for Western Province.
They were ululations and sounding of royal drums when Mr. Sinyinda who was Education Deputy Minister in the MMD regime was installed as Ngambela at Lealui Royal Village in Mongu District Tuesday morning.
Mr Sinyinda originates from Situnda Village, headman Saela; Chief Kakene in Senanga district in Western Province assumed new titles of Minyolui, Sope, and the Ngambela of Barotseland.
Speaking after the installation, Induna Mutwaleti appealed to the people of Western Province to accord the new Ngambela with the respect he deserves.
Induna Mutwaleti noted that the appointment and installation of the Ngambela for the Province was a major cry of the lozi people for a long time.
He said the Ngambela is the spokesperson of the Litunga and he is major link between the Litunga and the people of Barotseland.
Meanwhile, Provincial Minister Nathaniel Mubukwanu has commended the BRE for installing a new Ngambela.
Mr. Mubukwanu said government stands ready to support the BRE and its new Ngambela each time his office will be called upon.
Western Province has not had a properly installed Prime Minister since the resignation of the late Maxwell Mututwa.
The Installation ceremony was attended by a number of Silalo Indunas, Village headmen, the Provincial Minister Mr Nathanael Mubukwanu, Permanent secretary Mr Augustine Seyuba, Deputy Permanent Secretary Mr Mwangala Liomba, Mongu District Commissioner Piaus Mishengo and other traditional leaders in the province