President Edgar Lungu says no one will force him to hate former President Rupiah Banda.
President Lungu says those who have labeled Former President Rupiah Banda as corrupt have unresolved issues with him.
The President says he is a lawyer by profession and that he is aware that the courts of law have not found him guilty of any corrupt practices.
The President was speaking at Solwezi airport when he addressed the crowd that welcomed him.
The president has explained why Post Newspaper Managing Editor Fred M’membe and his associates do not like him.
President Lungu says Mr. M’membe has tried on several occasions to meet him at state house over his Development Bank of Zambia debt but he has refused to give him audience.
While at SolweZi airport the President was joined by former President Rupiah Banda.
And Mr Banda says there is no one who will stop him from associating and meeting President Lungu.
The Former Head of State says he is proud to have supported President Lungu in January adding that everyone should respect him.
Mr Banda added that President Lungu has demonstrated that he is a unifier of the nation and that he is personally happy to be associated with him.