Lusaka, January 10, ZANIS—President Edgar Lungu has with immediate effect terminated the appointment of Dr. Chitalu Chilufya as Minister of Health.
President Lungu has since transferred Dr. Jonas Chanda from the Ministry of Water Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection to the Ministry of Health to take over from Dr. Chilufya.
Meanwhile, President Lungu has appointed nominated Member of Parliament Raphael Nakachinda as new Minister of Water Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection.
The President has since thanked Dr. Chilufya, who is Mansa Central Member of Parliament, for the services he rendered to the government and wished him well in his future endeavours.
This is according to a press statement issued in Lusaka this evening by the President’s Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations Isaac Chipampe.