STATEMENT ON MR EMMANUEL MPANKATA’S APPOINTMENT AS CHAIRMAN OF ELECTIONS OF THE RULING PATRIOTIC FRONT ISSUED BY MR DAVIES CHAMA, THE SECRETARY GENERAL
Lusaka, 4th January 2015—I wish to inform members of the ruling party, and the public at large that President Edgar Lungu has appointed Mr. Emmanuel Mpankata as PF Chairman of Elections.
Mr. Mpankata’s appointment by President Lungu is with immediate effect from 27th January 2015, and some of his functions in this crucial and important position in the party are as follows:
Constitute an election committee of not more than 20 members
Elect a vice chair and secretary of the committee
Plan and implement party policies with regard to elections
Help ratify the names of the committee members
Meet at least once a month with the members of the committee
President Lungu is confident that Mr. Mpankata will execute his duties with high levels of professionalism. Mr. Mpankanta is long standing party stalwart.
Signed: Davies Chama
Title: Secretary General
PF Secretary General Davies Chama.