President Hakainde Hichilema has with immediate effect designated professor Lady Justice Margaret Munalula as Deputy President of the Constitutional Court of Zambia.
The said designation follows consultations with the judicial Service Commission pursuant to Article 139(2) of the Constitution of Zambia.
The Head of state has congratulated Professor Lady Justice Munalula on her designation.
President Hichilema has since implored her to continue serving national interest diligently.
This is according to a statement issued to ZANIS by Presidential Spokesperson Anthony Bwalya.