President Michael Sata fires Wynter Kabimba
Time Posted: August 28, 2014 3:39 pm
FILE: President Michael Sata listens to Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba
(left) at the launch of the African Peer Review Mechanism report at
State House in Lusaka
President Michael Sata has revoked the appointment of Wynter Kabimba as Justice Minister and Patriotic Front Party Secretary General with immediate effect. In a statement released to the media by his special assistant for press George Chellah, the president did not give reason for Mr Kabimba’s dissmisal.
Below is the full statement
For Immediate Release
LUSAKA, Thursday, August 28, 2014 – His Excellency, Mr. Michael Chilufya Sata, President of the Republic of Zambia, has with immediate effect revoked the appointment of Hon. Wynter Kabimba as Minister of Justice and party Secretary General.
Hon. Edgar Lungu becomes the new party Secretary General and Minister of Justice, in addition to his portfolio as Minister of Defence.
The Head of State thanked Hon. Kabimba for the service rendered to the Government.
SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT
PRESS AND PUBLIC RELATIONS