LUNGU DROPS BONNY KAPESO AND EUGENE SIBOTE AS HE GIVES KANGANJA SIX MONTHS TO REORGANISE THE SERVICE
President Edgar Lungu has dropped Deputy Inspectors General of police Bonny Kapeso and Eugene Sibote.
President Lungu has terminated the contract of Mr. Kapeso who was in-charge of Operations and has not renewed the contract for Mr. Sibote who was in-charge of administration.
President Lungu has since appointed Copperbelt Province Commissioner of Police, Charity Katanga as the new Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of Operations.
He has also appointed Northern Province Commissioner of Police Richard Mweene as the new Deputy Inspector General of Police for Administration.
President Lungu has transferred Eastern Province Commissioner of Police Lackson Sakala to Lusaka province to replace Mr. Nelson Phiri, whose contract has not been renewed.
North western Province Commissioner of Police Elias Chushi has been transferred to the Copperbelt in the same capacity.
Muchinga Province Commissioner of Police Joel Njase has been moved to North Western province and State House Deputy Commissioner of Police Geza Lungu has been promoted to Commissioner of Police and moved to Eastern Province.
And President Lungu has promoted Airport Police Division Deputy Commissioner of Police Lizzy Machina as Muchinga Province Police Commissioner.
Lilayi Training College Deputy Commissioner of Police Jestus Nsokolo has been promoted as Commissioner of Police to head Northern Province.
President Lungu has promoted Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police, Zambia Police Headquarters Dr. Charles Mbita as Deputy Commissioner of Police, Lilayi Training College and promoted Senior Assistant Police Commissioner, Tazara Division Lazarus Mbuzi to the position of Deputy Commissioner of Police for Central Province.
President Lungu has wished all the affected Officers God’s blessings.
Meanwhile, President Lungu has received a preliminary report on the killing of two citizens in Lusaka last week and has demanded that the command comes up with a speedy inquiry.
The President says the report is Not conclusive as yet and has asked the Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja to expedite the investigations.
This is according to a statement made available to Millennium radio news this evening by Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations Isaac Chipampe.