LUSAKA – The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) party has appointed Mwenya Musenge as its leader.
The move comes after the appointment of former NDC president Rikki Josephs Akafumba as permanent secretary administration under the Ministry of Home Affairs and Internal Security by President Hakainde Hichilema.
Musenge was the secretary general according to the party constitution.
The National Democratic Congress which is a UPND Alliance member on Sunday called for an urgent central committee meeting which was held in Lusaka to make a number of changes to its structure.
The Party has also appointed Professor Atanga who before his appointment was party chairperson in charge of higher education.
The party central committee has also appoitned James Wamunyima to act as the secretary general of the party, and would be deputized by Dr Paul Kakunta Mbulo as secretary general political and Tizifa Mwanza secretary general administration.
The changes were announced this afternoon by the presidential spokesperson George Sichula at a press briefing held at four Pillars Lodge in Lusaka.