Chief Government Spokesperson Chishimba Kambwili has dismissed assertion by United Party for National Development leader Hakainde Hichilema that President Edgar Lungu wants to assassinate him.
Mr. Kambwili who is also Information and Broadcasting Services Minister says Mr Hichilema is not a factor.
He says Mr. Hichilema is trying to use malicious means to seek sympathy from voters ahead of next year’s general election.
Mr. Kambwili states that President Lungu is not a heartless leader who would consider killing Hichilema.
He has since advised Mr. Hichilema to offer his leadership qualities instead of resorting to cheap propaganda.