Lusaka Province Minister Obvious Mwaliteta has become the latest senior PF Government official to resign from his position with immediate effect.
Mr Mwaliteta who is also Kafue PF MP resigned today following hot in the heels of another resignation of his Chilanga counterpart and Justice Deputy Minister Keith Mukata.
In a letter addressed to President Edgar Lungu and copied to the Speaker and Clerk of the National Assembly, Mr. Mwaliteta thanked President Lungu for affording him an opportunity to serve as Minister in his Government.
He has since wished President Lungu all the best.
Earlier Justice Deputy Minister Keith Mukata has resigned his position following his defection from the MMD to the UPND.
In a letter addressed to President Edgar Lungu dated March 14th 2016 and obtained in Lusaka today, Mr Mukata thanked President Lungu for having accorded him a chance to serve in his Government.
The letter was also copied to the Speaker of the National Assembly including the Clerk of the National Assembly.
He has also conveyed his gratitude to the people of Zambia for the services rendered to the nation under President Lungu’s leadership.
Mr Mukata became the latest MMD MP to shift camp to the UPND along with eleven other MMD MPs at a colourful news conference held at Chainama Hotel in Lusaka today.