Akafumba, the losing Patriotic Front candidate in 2011 for the Livingstone Central Constituency was appointed Ministry of Justice permanent Secretary by late President Michael Sata in October, 2012.
He was fired in January, 2016 by President Edgar Lungu and crossed over to the UPND.
Akafumba fell out with the UPND after being by-passed for adoption for the Livingstone Central seat that was given to Mathew Jere.
But the Chishimba Kambwili headed political party central committee has approved Akafumba’s appointment as vice President of the party.
According to Party Secretary General Mwenya Musenge Akafumba will also double as Chairperson for legal affairs for the NDC party.
And the Party has appointed, former ZNBC Senior Reporter Misheck Moyo as Party acting spokesperson to be deputised by singer Saboi Imboela, the chairperson for Gender.
Meanwhile NDC chairperson in charge of finance Lombani Musichili has been moved to local Government.