LUSAKA– Zambian President, Hakainde Hichilema, announced appointments for top military and police positions, as part of the reorganisation process, since taking office after winning the Aug 12 elections.
The Zambian president, on Sunday, appointed Maj. Gen. Dennis Alibuzwi, as the new army commander, who has since been promoted to the rank of lieutenant-general, while Godfrey Jere will be the new deputy commander.
He also appointed Collins Barry as the new commander of the Zambia Air Force, and Oscar Nyoni as his deputy. Patrick Solochi has been appointed as the new commander of the Zambia National Service, and Reuben Mwewa as his deputy.
Hichilema also appointed Remmy Kajoba, as the new inspector-general of the Zambia Police and Milner Muyambango as his deputy.
He also fired all provincial police commissioners.
Hichilema commended the former military and police chiefs, for their service to the country and said, they will be deployed to other areas in the public service.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK