President Edgar Lungu has replaced Inspector-General Stella Libongani with a new Police Chief.
In a statement made available to the media by his special assistant for Press and public relations, Mrs Libongani has been replaced with he Deputy Inspector-General of Police (Administration) Kakoma Kanganja.
The President has re-deployed Mrs. Stella Libongani w into the Foreign Service as High Commissioner to Canada.
Below is the full statement
PRESIDENT APPOINTS NEW POLICE CHIEF
LUSAKA (Monday, December 7, 2015) — His Excellency Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia, has appointed Mr. Kakoma Kanganja as Inspector-General of Police taking over from Mrs. Stella Libongani who has been re-deployed into the Foreign Service as High Commissioner to Canada.
Mr. Kanganja was until his appointment, the Deputy Inspector-General of Police (Administration), a position that has been taken over by Mr. Eugene Sibote, who has risen from his position as Police Commissioner for Eastern Province.
The President has also appointed Mr. Wilfred Kopa Muma from the Judiciary, as Commissioner of Lands.
SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT
PRESS AND PUBLIC RELATIONS)