This is according to a press statement issued by George Chellah,special assistant to the President,press and public relations.
“I wish you God’s blessings in your future endeavours,” read the President’s letter to Mr. Zulu in part.
And President Sata has appointed University of Zambia (UNZA) academician Dr Chileshe Leonard Mulenga as the new Southern Province permanent secretary.
Dr Mulenga replaces Mr. Edwin Zumbunu whom the Head of State has retired in national interest.
The President expressed gratitude to Mr. Zulu and Mr. Zumbunu for the services rendered to the country during their tenure of office.
The changes are with immediate effect.