Sata confirms Mwenye, Mwansa

State House yesterday released a set of still and motion pictures without sound in which the Head of State is said to have congratulated newly ratified Attorney General Musa Mwenye and Abraham Mwansa who is  Solicitor- General.

In an accompanying statement, the President was reported to have  congratulated the newly sworn officers and encouraged them to work in the interest of the Zambian people.

“Congratulations and work in the interest of Zambian people,” reads the statment by State House press aide George Chellah.

Mr Mwenye is former solicitor general and was last month ratified by Parliament to take over as Attorney General.

Mr Mwansa was ratified at the same time but could not take up his new position with the searing in ceremony.

The position of Attorney General was held by Mr Mumba Malila whose appointment as Supreme Court judge was also ratified last month.

The ceremony was attended by Minister of Defence Edgar Lungu, Minister of Information Joseph Katema, Minister of Justice Wynter Kabimba and Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Mutembo Nchito.

Others were Secretary to the Cabinet Roland Msiska, deputy Secretary to the Cabinet Peter Kasanda, Public Service Commission chairperson Kawaye Kamanga, Ministry of Justice permanent secretary Joseph Akafumba and Cabinet Office permanent secretary in- charge of Administration Margaret Miyoba among others.