The opposition MMD says it will systematically strengthening law and order and bring sanity in the country when in office in 2016.
The opposition party president Nevers Mumba says his party will make corrections in land allocation by ridding off every form of cadre-ism.
Dr. Mumba stated that when back in power in 2016 his party will not tolerate any form of lawlessness to take centre stage.
He has therefore urged Zambians to begin looking forward to a ‘new Zambia’ under his party where peace, political stability, progress, tolerance and modern politics will prevail and rule.
ZANIS reports that Dr. Mumba said this in a press statement released to ZANIS in Lusaka on June 11th.
His statement follows the displacement of over 300 families after their individual houses were razed down by Kitwe City Council last week.
“The New MMD will make its key priorities by ridding off every form of cadre-ism in order for a country to succeed politically and economically,” Dr. Mumba said.
The opposition leader accused the ruling Patriotic Front Government of lacking respect for the rule of law by razing down houses of it citizens as witnessing in Lusaka and on the Copperbelt provinces.
Dr. Mumba charged that the country has now been gripped by a violent culture of “cadre-ism” encouraged and tolerated by the Government of the day.
“The MMD greatly sympathizes with the victims of the demolished houses,” he said.
A combined team of Kitwe City Council and police conducted an operation and demolished the houses and structures built on illegally acquired plots in Mindolo North.
The demolition of houses in Mindolo North was initiated based on a court order obtained by Mopani Copper Mines and Phoenix Materials who owned the land in question.
Over 400 families of Kitwe’s Mindolo North whose houses were demolished by the local authority have asked the government to intervene in their matter before their children die of cold.
They said the future of their families had been shuttered and that they had nowhere to turn to other than the government.
The ruling party’s provincial Chairperson Stardy Mwale distanced itself from the operation to demolish houses in Mindolo North and said the party had nothing to do with the demolition exercise.