President Rupiah Banda has with immediate effect revoked the appointment of Maynard Misapa as Ministry of Sport Youth and Child Development Deputy Minister.
The President said the firing of Mr. Misapa is in exercise of powers vested in him under the constitution of Zambia.
This is contained in a statement made available to ZANIS in Lusaka today by State House Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations Dickson Jere.
The statement said President Banda will announce the replacement of Mr. Misapa in due course.
President Banda has since wished Mr. Misapa well in his future endeavors as a politician.