Electoral alliances ahead of the Chawama by election will fail – Wina

Her Honour Mrs Inonge Wina, Vice-President of the Republic of Zambia
Her Honour Mrs Inonge Wina, Vice-President of the Republic of Zambia

Vice President Inonge Wina says the electoral alliances being formed ahead of the Chawama parliamentary by election are doomed to fail.

Speaking she addressed a rally to drum up support for the PF candidate in the Chawama by-election Lawrence Sichalwe, Mrs. Wina says such alliances were marriages of convenience merely meant to dislodge the party from the seat.

She says such alliances will not work.

The Vice President denounced the alleged vote buying taking place in the constituency.

She called on people to vote for the PF candidate for continuity because he and President Edgar Lungu understand their needs better.

And Ms Wina ,who started her campaign with a tour of the market, urged women to use her office to the maximum to further women’s development in the country.

At the same function, Campaign manager Miles Sampa says the PF is confident of retaining the seat.

PF candidate Mr Sichalwe knelt down as he asked for a vote saying he will easily access the presidency as he seeks solutions to the people’s challenges in the Constituency.

The rally held at Chilanga’s Freedom compound was attended by senior PF officials among them Stephen Kampyongo, Kafue MP Obvious Mwaliteta and State House deputy Minister Mulenga Sata.

Meanwhile, Change Life Zambia has advised Anglican Bishop Father Richard Luonde to preach peace and unity.

Change Life Zambia Board Chairman John Chilma says it is sad that father Luonde is sowing a seed of hatred in the country.

Mr. Chilima also advised the clergy man to desist from insulting the head of state.

He was speaking in an interview with ZNBC News in Lusaka.

And Mr. Chilima is saddened by father Luonde decision to dissolve Change Life Zambia.

He also challenged father Luonde to declare assets that he received from donors locally and abroad.

Meanwhile, Former Zambia Army Commander Wisdom Lopa has called on the Unite d Church of Zambia-UCZ to explore means to effectively assist the vulnerable in the country.

Lieutenant General Lopa says there is need for concerted efforts in uplifting the welfare of the vulnerable.

He was speaking in Kafue during the induction of Kafue’s UCZ Calvery Congregation Presiding Minister Lieutenant Reverend Samuel Kabwe.

At the function Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation-ZNBC News and Current Affairs Director Kenneth Maduma commended the congregation for successfully organizing the induction service.

Mr Maduma represented ZNBC Director General Richard Mwanza.