Nsefu Ward Councillor, Steve Zulu is new Mambwe District Council Deputy chairperson.
Mr. Zulu emerged victorious after beating his only contender Asaan Mulauzi of Msoro Central in an election held yesterday.
And Mr. Zulu appealed for unity and cooperation among councillors if they are to deliver development to the people.
He advised his fellow civic leaders that time for politics was over and that it was now time to work for people who voted for them.
Mr. Zulu expressed happiness that the elections were held democratically and in a peaceful environment with no complaints from his fellow PF, Patriotic Front councillor.
The Mambwe District PF dominated Council has 13 elected councillors, council chairperson and three chiefs.