Mazabuka Central Member of Parliament Garry Nkombo has stepped down as the UPND’s Chief Whip in Parliament.
The UPND has since replaced Mr Nkombo with Liuwa Member of Parliament Hon Dr Situmbeko Musokotwane.
This was confirmed by UPND Secretary General Steven Katuka during a news briefing.
Mr Katuka said and Nkombo has voluntarily retired as Party Whip.
He said Kabompo Member of Parliament Hon Ambrose Lufuma has been re-appointed as Deputy Party Whip while Nalikwanda Member of Parliament Professor Geoffrey Lungwangwa continues as UPND Parliamentary Liason Committee Chairman.
“The Party wishes to thank and commend Hon Nkombo for serving as Whip with honour, diligence and efficiency. The Party would also like to thank Dr Musokotwane for accepting to serve as Whip. We are confident that Dr Musokotwane will serve the party with honour and dignity,” Mr Katuka said.