The United Party for National Development (UPND) in Southern Province has alleged that the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) led government has sucked the national treasury leaving it empty.
UPND Southern Province Deputy Spokesperson Neto Halwabala tells Chikuni Radio News charges that this irresponsible spending by the PF has subjected citizens to massive poverty.
Mr. Halwabala alleges the poverty is visibly seen in rural areas, adding that government has neglected agriculture which many people in rural areas depend on.
He says UPND in Southern Province is shocked that some farmers have not yet received their farming inputs for 2017/2018 farming season.
And Mr. Halwabala says it is disappointing that President Lungu has started campaigning for 2021 elections amidst the economic hardships in the country is faced with.
Chikuni Community Radio Station