President Michael Sata has with immediate effect nominated and appointed Lusaka lawyer and PF Secretary General Mr. Wynter Munacaambwa Kabimba as Member of Parliament and Minister of Justice respectively.
This is contained in a statement made available to the media by George Chellah, the Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations.
“This is to confirm that with immediate effect, I have nominated and appointed you as Member of Parliament and Minister of Justice.
I wish you success and God’s blessings as you serve in this assignment,” read President Sata’s letter to Mr. Kabimba in part, which has also been copied to the Honourable Speaker of the National Assembly Dr Patrick Matibini and His Honour the Vice-President Dr Guy Scott.
President Sata stated that he is confident that with his vast legal knowledge and proficiency Mr. Kabimba will perform to his expectations and that of the Zambian people in general.
Mr. Kabimba once declared that he refused a Government position because he wanted to strengthen the PF as CEO
He has been apointed ahead of the likes of former first lady Maureen Mwanawasa who has been lobbying for the job.