A United Party for National Development (UPND) founder member in Chikankata district in Southern province, Mwangala Litete, has praised Mazabuka area Member of Parliament, Garry Nkombo for voluntarily retiring as UPND Chief Whip in parliament.
Mr. Litete said the Mazabuka Member of Parliament, Garry Nkombo, is a true democrat and thanked him for the well done job as UPND Chief Whip in parliament during his tenure of office.
He said this in an interview with the Zambia News and Information Services (ZANIS) in Chikankata district in Southern province today.Mr. Litete further urged the new Chief Whip in parliament Hon Dr Situmbeko Musokotwane, who is Liuwa MP to exhibit hard work as new UPND Chief Whip in parliament.
He added that there is no doubt that Dr Situmbeko Musokotwane will do a good job following his vast experience in politics and his vibrant intellectual capability.
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 Nkombo has voluntarily retired as Party Whip in parliament.
He said Kabompo Member of Parliament (MP) Hon Ambrose Lufuma, has been re-appointed as Deputy Party Whip in parliament while Nalikwanda Member of Parliament (MP) Professor Geoffrey Lungwangwa, and continues as UPND Parliamentary Liaison Committee Chairman.