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National Arts Council Chairperson resigned to contest Munali Parliamentary seat

Written by on January 31, 2021

National Arts Council Chairperson, Patrick Samwimbila has resigned from his position to join active politics.

Mr. Samwimbila who served as NAC Chairperson for three (3) years is aspiring to contest the Munali Parliamentary seat in the fourth coming general election.

Mr. Samwimbila asked the Council and Artists across the country to remain united and continue supporting the growth of the arts industry. Mr. Samwimbila further urged his successor to guide the return of the Ngoma awards and ensure that the K30 million Presidential Arts Empowerment Scheme is sustained for the benefit of more artists.

Mr. Samwimbila also pledged to develop Munali Constituency by empowering more women and youths through issue-based politics.

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