Vice President Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa who is also responsible for the Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs said the new Chief Justice Luke Malaba will be sworn in at State House on Thursday.

Cde Mnangagwa said Chief Justice Malaba was appointed due to his outstanding work in the legal profession from the time he was lawyer, magistrate and supreme court judge.

He said he is confident that the Chief Justice designate will execute his new mandate in the same manner that he showed as a patriotic and hard worker.