ACTING President Guy Scott says United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema will soon feel the “heat” of the Patriotic Front (PF) in campaigns for the January 20, 2015 presidential election.
Dr Scott said Mr Hichilema will soon see the reality when the PF starts its campaigns.
“Mr Hichilema thinks he is the only one running but we will very soon put him where he belongs at about 20 percent in terms of being popular by the electorates,” he said.
Dr Scott said in an interview with the Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) that what happened in the PF might have been frustrating to some people but that this is what democracy entails.
He said democracy cannot be avoided because people from all walks of life are supposed to be consulted and this can only be done through democracy.
Dr Scott said the PF will win the January 20 presidential election because it is currently charging and getting united.
He said that late President Sata was loved by so many people and this is why it has not been easy to replace him.
The PF will start its campaigns today on the Copperbelt at a rally to be addressed by its president Edgar Lungu.
Tomorrow, Mr Lungu is scheduled to move his campaign trail to Mansa.