President Mnangagwa makes senior appointments

by | Apr 21, 2021 | Local News, Politics | 0 comments

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President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reassigned a number of senior civil servants, with some who used to serve in former Vice President Kembo Mohadi`s office being elevated to different roles within the Government`s administrative hierarchy.

This was communicated through a statement released by the Chief Secretary to the Office of the President and Cabinet, Dr Misheck Sibanda.

Honourable Davis Marapira who was Minister of State in the Office of the former Vice president Cde Kembo Mohadi, has been reassigned as Minister of State in the office of the President and Cabinet to be in charge of Special Agricultural and related programs.

He will be in charge of monitoring the implementation of Government programmes focusing on Command Agriculture, Mechanization and Irrigation Development, monitoring the implementation of matter related to environmental and fire management, ensuring that programmes relating to production of requisite inputs in support of agricultural productivity and undertaking any other assignments by the President.

Reverend Paul Bayethe Damasane who was the Permanent Secretary to the former Vice president, has been promoted to the Deputy Chief Secretary for the Social Services Sector.

His responsibilities will include monitoring programmes in the four Ministries and their parastatals namely Youth, Arts, Sports and Recreation, National Housing and Social Amenities, Public service, Labour and Social Welfare and the Ministry of Women’s Affairs, Community, Small and Medium Enterprises Development.

Engineer Amos Marawa who was the former Permanent Secretary for Transport and Infrastructural Development is now the National Co-ordinator responsible for Flagship programmes and projects in the Office of the President and the Cabinet.

He will have the responsibility of implementation of high impact flagship infrastructural programmes; he will also be responsible for port management.