PRESIDENT Lungu has appointed Lusaka lawyer Sukwana Lukangaba as special assistant for legal affairs at State House.
President Lungu’s special assistant for press and public relations Amos Chanda said in a statement yesterday that Mr Lukangaba has been practising at Mweemba Chashi and Partners of Lusaka.
And President Lungu has appointed Charles Mututwa as chairperson of the Western Province Patriotic Front (PF) interim executive committee.
The President has also called on the new executive to be all-embracing as it mobilises membership to the ruling party.
Mr Mututwa will be deputised by Evans Chipman while Mulenga Tembo is the secretary.
The position of treasurer will be held by Queen Kakoma and Max Mbuji will be the deputy treasurer. Mark Siwale will be information and publicity secretary and a Mr Papama will be the vice-information and publicity secretary.
Inonge Mubuyaeta is the provincial chairperson while Honzly Mangwato has been appointed youth chairperson.
PF secretary-general Davies Chama confirmed the appointments in a statement in Lusaka yesterday.
The President has called on all party members in the province to co-operate with the interim committee as it embarks on a mammoth task of mobilising the party’s structures and conducting elections at all levels of the party.
President Lungu also called on the interim executive to be all-embracing, as they, together with other PF members, have an inescapable duty to recruit new members to grow the party.
The President said the PF is home to all and its doors must always remain open to all would-be members.
Meanwhile, Mr Chama has started touring Eastern Province on a membership mobilisation drive.
He is expected to meet party members at all levels. He will also receive reports on the harmonisation and extent of integrating structures from the MMD.
While in Eastern Province, Mr Chama is also expected to prepare the party towards and beyond the upcoming by-elections in Malambo and Petauke Central constituencies.
“The secretary-general is consolidating the call by President Lungu to PF members across the country to recruit and embrace members,” a statement from the PF secretariat reads.