President Michael Sata has with immediate effect nominated and appointed Lusaka lawyer and PF Secretary General Wynter Kabimba as Member of Parliament and Minister of Justice respectively.President Sata in his letter of appointment to Mr Kabimba which he has also copied to Speaker of the National Assembly Dr Patrick Matibini and Vice President Guy Scott has wished him success and God’s blessings as he serves as Justice Minister.
President Sata states that he is confident that with his vast legal knowledge and proficiency Mr. Kabimba will perform to his expectations and that of the Zambian people in general.
He replaces Sebastian Zulu who became the first Cabinet Minister to be fired in the PF Government last week.
Mr. Kabimba is an Advocate of the High Court and Supreme Court of Zambia, as well as a member of the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ).
He has solid experience from local government and has provided legal advice not only to local communities and private clients but also to national authorities such as the Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) and International Agencies like the World Bank, Irish Aid and WWF among others.
Mr. Kabimba who once served as Town Clerk and Chief Executive Officer for Lusaka and Kitwe City Councils is also chairman of the Senior Chief Shakumbila Cultural Association and legal counsel on land and wildlife matters.