President Michael Chilufya Sata has transferred Western Province Permanent Secretary, Emmanuel Mwamba to Ministry of Information and Broadcasting with immediate effect.
Confirming the development to QFM News, Mr. Mwamba stated that he had taken the transfer with delight and with a deep sense of responsibility.
He disclosed that he had already discussed the matter with his colleague, Amos Malupenga who the President swapped him with.
He stated that he had called for a Heads of Department slated for Monday 16th September 2013 and also invited all district commissioners as part of handover and takeover formalities to new Western Province Permanent Secretary, Amos Malupenga.
Mr. Mwamba also stated that the development initiatives he had embarked on in Western Province would not suffer as they had been planned for and have since taken off.
He disclosed that he had also ensured that major projects pronounced by President Sata such as the new Mongu Stadium, the King Lewanika Stadium and agriculture projects in livestock, wetlands crops, fisheries and cashew crops were given focused attention to ensure that the status of Western Province as the poorest was changed in the shortest period.
Mr. Mwamba expressed gratitude to President Michael Sata for his continued trust and confidence in him and for the opportunity he has been given to serve in various places and capacities.
He also thanked the Litunga, the Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE), Bishop Evans Chinyemba of Mongu Diocese, the church and other stakeholders that helped him work smoothly in implementing government programs in Western Province.
Mwamba has served previously as Permanent Secretary in Northern, Eastern and Western Provinces.
( Wednesday 11th September 2013 )