YANDE SYAMPEYO and COLLINS PHIRI, Lusaka
PRESIDENT Lungu has made some changes to the ruling party’s central committee with the appointment of former Livingstone member of Parliament
(MP) Lawrence Evans as chairperson for Southern Province.
He has also appointed former Kantanshi MP Yamfwa Mukanga as chairperson for elections taking over from Mandevu MP Jean Kapata, who is now new Women Affairs chairperson.
This is according to a statement released yesterday by PF media director Sunday Chanda.
The President has appointed Ms Estella Phiri, the hitherto women chairperson, as Commissioner of Local Government.
Other changes include Munali MP Nkandu Luo who takes over from Dr John Phiri as chairperson for education following Dr Phiri’s appointment as High Commissioner to Malawi.
Non-central committee positions will be announced after the next central committee meeting on July 22.
PF Secretary General Davies Mwila has wished all those assigned new roles the best of success as the party repositions itself for better and improved service delivery to Zambians.