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By Timothy Malumo
FORMER Defence and Justice Minister, Edgar Lungu is now Zambia’’s sixth republican president and Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces.
Mr.Lungu was sworn in as President on Sunday, 26th January 2015 by acting Chief Justice, Ms LombeChibesakunda at a colourful ceremony held at Lusaka’s Heroes Stadium.
The inauguration ceremony was attended by foreign dignitaries; among themZimbambwe’s President, Robert Mugabe and other heads of state representatives.
The officers from the defence wing who mounted a guard of honour for the President added colour to the event which was characterised by cheers from the members of the public who filled the 55,000 capacity seaterheroes stadium.
In his inaugural speech, PresidentLungu committed himself to alleviating poverty and ensure that accommodation for the defence and security wings was doubled.