PRESIDENT OF ZAMBIA
HIS EXCELLENCY, MR. EDGAR CHAGWA LUNGU was born on 11th November 1956, and has been the President of the Republic of Zambia since January 2015. Under His Excellency President Michael Chilufya Sata, the Fifth President of the Republic of Zambia, (MHSRIP), His Excellency President Edgar Chagwa Lungu served as Minister of Justice and Minister of Defence.
Following His Excellency Mr. Sata’s death in October 2014, His Excellency President Lungu was adopted as the candidate of the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) for the January 2015 Presidential by-election. His Excellency Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu won the elections and took office on 25 January 2015.
Subsequently, His Excellency President Lungu was elected to a full Presidential term of Office in the August 2016 General Election and was sworn-in on 13 September 2016.