President Sata has since called for an immediate end to the squabbles that have rocked the ruling Patriotic Front.
President Sata states that it is the same machinations which are grounded in malice and dishonesty that have stoked reactions from other party members who feel such actions have potential to weaken the cohesion of the party.
He has further demanded for loyalty especially from those serving in his administration by concentrate on the development agenda.
President Sata notes that the people of Zambia are becoming increasingly aware and will not be taken for a ride by anyone let alone the opposition parties that only have the agenda of deception and hatred.
The Head of State has also reiterated that he is not desperate for endorsement as the PF’s sole presidential candidate for the 2016 elections, stating that at opportune time he will indicate whether he accepts the nomination or not.
The president said this at State house today during the swearing-in ceremony for High Commissioner to Kenya Mumbi Phiri and Ambassador to Turkey Miriam Mulenga.
And President Sata has urged Ms Phiri and Ms Mulenga to represent the country well in the countries they have been assigned to.