President Banda has appointed Mines Deputy Minister Gabriel Namulambe as new Minister of Works and Supply, according to a statement from State Hhouse
President Banda said the appointment of Mr Namulambe is with immediate effect. Namulambe will take over the position left Mike Mulongoti who was fired on Saturday.
President Banda has also appointed Luapula Province Permanent Secretary Jazzman Chikwakwa as new Deputy Minister of Mines in charge of large scale mining.
President has since nominated Chikwakwa as Member of Parliament with immediate effect.