President Edgar Lungu is expected to appoint Frank Bwalya as Defence Minister, probably once he returns from his tour of Asia.
State House source have revealed that Lungu will task Bwalya to dismantle the opposition using the army. Sources say Lungu is happy with Bwalya for showing unbridled hatred for the opposition and is thus the right man for the job.
Frank Bwalya dissolved his one-man party a few weeks ago and joined PF.
There are people in PF who believe that Bwalya is aiming for the presidency of PF and country.