The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has endorsed Chishimba Kambwili as its party president. During a press briefing held today, NDC vice president Joseph’s Akafumba said that Mr. Kambwili will be the sole NDC presidential candidate for 2021.
Mr Akufuna said that the decision to endorse Mr. Kambwili as President was arrived at today during a central committee meeting. The meeting was held at the NDC Secretariat today.
Mr. Kambwili has accepted his endorsement as the leader of the NDC and moved quickly to fire Mwenya Musenge as NDC secretary General. The new NDC President has instead decided to appoint Mr. Musenge as a Member of the Central Committee in charge of Chiefs and Traditional Affairs and warned media houses to stop quoting Mr. Musenge as party SG. In Mr Musenge’s place, Mr kambwili has appointed Bridget Attanga as NDC secretary General.
Mr. Kambwili has also dropped party chairperson in charge of elections Ackson Simwezya, Mr Simwezya has been replaced by Menyani Zulu.
Mr. Kambwili has also appointed newly elected Roan lawmaker Joseph Chishala as the Member of the Central Committee in charge of labour. Jackson Kaonga has moved to Agriculture from Tourism.
Professor Muyenga Attanga has also been moved from Higher Education to Mines. Misheck Moyo has moved to Information and Broadcasting where as Saboi Imboela is now NDC Spokesperson.
And Mr. Kambwili says the NDC will not participate in the National dialogue process that opens next week.