A UPND Consultant Mike Kavaris says the party has started an explosive political campaign which should spread to the rest of the country, and has appealed to electorates to vote for Mr Hichilema.
And Chilekwa Munkonge, a former MMD member and relative of Kasama MP Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba, says he is happy with promises by the UPND leader of recognizing Chiti Mukulu Sosala.
Meanwhile, UPND Chairman, Mutale Namulamngo expressed happiness that other speakers have demystified assertions that UPND is a tribal party.
UPND Vice President for Politics Canicious Banda says time has come for the PF to vacate office and allow the UPND lead the way.
And UPND Vice President Administration, Richard Kapita questioned why four people of the same family are running for president in the PF.
Other people that attended the rally are former Mines Minister Maxwell Mwale, former MMD Chairman for elections Michael Mabenga, and UPND MPs who include Jonas Shakafuswa, Request Muntanga, Cornelius Mweetwa and Garry Nkombo among others.