His Excellency President Edgar Chagwa has fired Sports Minister Hon. Moses Mawere and replaced him with Ndola Central Constituency MP, Hon Emmanuel Mulenga.
In a statement issued at State House by Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations, Isaac Chipampe, Chipampe stated that President Lungu has carried out a ministerial reshuffle to revamp work in the ministries.
He has moved Hon.Prof Nkandu Luo to Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock while Hon. Brian Mushimba is the new Minister of Higher Education.
President Lungu has also moved Hon. Ronald Chitotela to Ministry of Tourism.
The new Minister of Housing and Infrastructire is Hon. Vincent Mwale.
Hon. Silvier Chalikosa has been moved to Ministry of Works & Supply while Olipah Phiri is the new Minister in the Office of the Vice President.
Hon Mutotwe Kafwaya has been moved to Ministry of Communications and Transport.
Hon Charles Banda has moved to Ministry of Local Government while Hon Kampamba Mulenga-Chewe moves to Ministry of Community Development.
President Lungu has also appointed Dr.. Francis Chipimo as Deputy Governor at Bank of Zambia replacing Dr. Bwalya Ngandu.
President Lungu said the reshuffles were done to revamp work in the ministries. He also expressed concern that cabinet ministers were not visiting constituencies to monitor government programs and projects.
Below is the list of Reshuffles.
Sylvia Chalikosa goes to Works and Supply
Kafwaya goes to transport
Prof Luo goes to fisheries
Mushimba goes to higher education
Chitotela goes to Tourism
Charles Banda goes to local govt
Vincent Mwale goes to Infrastructure
(New)Emmanuel Mulenga goes to sports
Kampamba goes to community development
Olipa phiri goes to Vice President
Dr Francis Chipimo is new Deputy Governor