Attorney General joins presidential petition

President Edgar Lungu congratulates newly appointed Attorney General Likando Kalaluka as Newly appointed Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary Chalwe Lombe looks on during the Swearing in Ceremony at State House on April 8,2015

ATTORNEY General Likando Kalaluka (left) has been joined to the presidential petition in which the United Party for National Development (UPND) has challenged the election of President Lungu and his running mate Inonge Wina in the Constitutional Court.

UPND president Hakainde Hichilema and his vice-president for administration Geoffrey Bwalya have petitioned the Constitutional Court claiming that Mr Lungu and Mrs Wina were allegedly not validly elected as President and Vice-President of Zambia in the August 11 general elections.

Mr Kalaluka applied to be joined to the matter because Mr Hichilema and Mr Mwamba had made allegations against the public media, the Zambia Air Force and the Zambia Police Service, which are all institutions of the State