ZESCO Managing Director Cyrian Chitundu has with immediate effect been relieved of his duties.
Victor Mundende, who until now has been Chief Operating Officer at ZESCO, is now the new Managing Director of the national power utility Company.
Energy Minister Christopher Yaluma announced this in a statement released to ZNBC News in Lusaka today.
Mr. Yaluma has thanked Mr. Chitundu for his contributions towards the performance of one of the strategic parastatals in the country.
On Saturday, Mr. Yaluma dissolved the ZESCO board and said a new board will soon be constituted to ensure that the company continues to improve its performance.