President Michael Sata has with immediate revoked the appointment of Wynter Kabimba as Justice Minister and Patriotic Front Party Secretary General and replaced him with Defence Minister, Edgar Lungu.
Mr Lungu becomes the new party Secretary General and Minister of Justice in addition to his portfolio as Minister of Defence.
The Head of State has thanked Mr Kabimba for his services rendered to the Government.
This is according to a statement released to media today by President Sata’s Special Assistance for Press and Public relations George Chellah.
Below is the full statement
For Immediate Release
PRESIDENT SATA FIRES KABIMBA
LUSAKA, Thursday, August 28, 2014 – His Excellency, Mr. Michael Chilufya Sata, President of the Republic of Zambia, has with immediate effect revoked the appointment of Hon. Wynter Kabimba as Minister of Justice and party Secretary General.
Hon. Edgar Lungu becomes the new party Secretary General and Minister of Justice, in addition to his portfolio as Minister of Defence.
The Head of State thanked Hon. Kabimba for the service rendered to the Government.
SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT
PRESS AND PUBLIC RELATIONS