Vice President Inonge Wina has called on the people of Chawama Constituency to vote for the Patriotic Front(PF) aspiring candidate Lawrence Sichalwe during the forth coming by elections slated for April 14, 2015.
Ms Wina advised the electorate the area to vote for the PF to ensure continuity of developmental projects currently taking place in the area.
She said that they must vote for PF candidate Sichalwe can take over from where President Edgar Lungu who is the former Area Member of Parliament(MP) left from.
The Vice President said this during a public rally at TAP grounds in freedom compound in Chilanga Sunday March 22nd to drum up support for the ruling party candidate in the forth coming by elections next month.
She told the people of Chawama to make the PF proud by sending its candidate to Parliament like the way they gave the country a republican President who comes from there.
Ms Wina urged the people to vote for the PF candidate so that projects are completed in the area adding that the PF government will come up with new programmes that will greatly benefit the people in the constituency.
She said President Lungu was aware of the problems being faced in the area hence if they make a mistake of voting for the opposition they will not see the kind of development currently taking place in the area.
“We will tell the MP that the first 2015 Constituency Development Funds should come to this ward because people here need good services like any other place,” she said.
Ms Wina also called on the womenfolk in the country to make use of her office for them to benefit from the development in the country as they were honoured to have a fellow woman appointed a republican Vice President.
She pointed out that when it comes to allocation of land government will ensure that women own land adding that President Lungu supports empowerment programmes of both the womenfolk and youths in the country.
Ms Wina also assured the people in the area that she will issue their complaints especially over the complaints over former sitting tenants of Tap Zambia to President Lungu .
She assured the electorate in the area that President Lungu was a President for all Zambians saying he appointed her who hails from Western Province as a republican President despite the people from that area not voting for him.
And Mr Sichalwe on his part asked the people not to vote for the opposition but give him a vote so that he can enhance development in the constituency.
PF Campaign Manager for Chawama Constituency By elections, Miles Sampa said the PF was still growing bigger despite some people having left the party.
Mr. Sampa said that the ruling party will win the 2016 Presidential elections without uncertainties.
He thanked President Lungu for having appointed him as the campaign manager for the forthcoming April 14 th, by-elections.
He said together with his campaign team , he as they will deliver to ensure that they scoop the sit saying the party was aiming at getting more votes than they performed during the Presidential elections this year.
He also called on Avic International the contractor working on the L400 road project in Lusaka to work around the clock and ensure that the roads are completed on time.
And over 200 defectors from the opposition UPND defected to join the PF during the rally and they were received in the party by the Vice President.
The rally was also attended by Lusaka Province Minister who is also Kafue Member of Parliament, State House Deputy Minister Mulenga Sata, ,Deputy Minister in the Ofiice of Vice President Stephen Kampyongo and other senior Provincial and district party officials.
Other parties contesting the seat include UNIP’s Bywell Kaluba, UPND’s Charles Kasalwe, Fourth Revolution Party Benson Silwimba while NRP is fielding Martha Mumba and Lyton Mokola is contesting as an independent candidate.