(By Isaac Zulu in Kapiri Mposhi)
ALBERT Chifita says UPND members in Central Province have resolved to rally behind Hakainde Hichilema at the party’s convention as party president.
Speaking during a meeting held at Kapiri Mposhi’s Eastpark Lodge, Chifita, who is UPND Central Province chairman, explained that Hichilema had demonstrated good leadership qualities, hence the decision by UPND members in Central Province to rally behind him.
He said that UPND members in Central Province would not be detracted by people who want to cause political squabbles in the party.
“We are comfortable with the credible leadership of president Hakainde Hichilema. The man has exhibited good leadership qualities ever since he became party president,” said Chifita. “And for that reason, UPND members in Central Province have unanimously resolved to rally behind Hakainde Hichilema as party president.”
And Chifita stated that the UPND was getting stronger in Central Province; adding that all party structures were intact.
He urged party members to remain focused and intensify party mobilisation.