Medical Stores Ltd Managing Director, Chikuta Mbewe has been fired.

Mbewe announced to his staff on Tuesday that his contract was terminated following a Board Meeting.

Director of Programmes at MSL, Chipopa Kazuma will act as Managing Director.

The Medical Stores Limited has been part of those named in the Honeybee scandal where defective medical supplies were delivered and distributed to health facilities.

President Lungu has taken a strong no nonsense stance over the health of citizens which has seen the Health Minister, Health PS and now Medical Stores MD all being sacked. Sources say ZAMRA management and Board is going next as part of a wider clean up.