President Rupiah Banda has elevated Chief of Protocol Bobby Samakai from the position of Chief of Protocol at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the position of Chief of State Protocol at State House.
President Banda has also appointed one Eliazer Lushinga Kawila as Comptroller at State House. Until his appointment, Kawila served as Director of Human Resource and Administration at State House.
State House spokesperson Dickson Jere says the appointments are with immediate effect.
President Banda has also appointed State House Chief Analyst for Political Affairs Francis Chigunta as Acting Special Assistant to the President for Political Affairs for administrative convenience.