The Local Government Service Commission has appointed Namenda Kaonga as acting town clerk for Chipata Municipal Council.
Chipata Mayor, Goodson Thole confirmed this to Breeze News.
Mr. Thole says that the commission confirmed Mr. Kaonga’s appointment on Tuesday.
The mayor says that Mr. Kaonga is a hardworking person, who can help the council in delivering services to the people of Chipata.
He appealed to all councillors and other stakeholders to support Mr. Kaonga in discharging his duties.
Mr. Kaonga was until his appointment, the director of planning for Chipata Municipal Council.
He takes over from former town clerk Ekan Chingangu.