KAOMA, teach them a lesson, urges UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema.
In his final plea to Kaoma residents to vote for UPND’s Austin Muneku as district council chairperson in today’s by-election, Hichilema said Zambia was ready for change of government.
“Most grateful to the multitudes that showed up in Kaoma Constituency that came to our rally this afternoon at Kaunda Square Ground and eventually escorting but most importantly offering security to all of us,” he wrote after his campaigns in the area. “The people are not intimidated by the PF gun culture anymore because their most dangerous weapon is a vote and this will be exercised this Thursday by Kaoma residents just like the people of Sesheke, Katuba, and Roan did… Thank you Kaoma, teach them a lesson. Our message to the nation is simple: unity for development for all, and a wound against one is a wound against all of us, and therefore when attacked by the PF thugs, defend yourselves because it is your constitutional right to do so.”
Hichilema said the UPND was grateful to the people of Kaoma who demonstrated that they were well versed in their constitutional rights.
“Their assurance that on Thursday, they will vote for our candidate Austin Muneku as district Council Chairperson is clearly unequivocal and is a clear affirmation that Zambia is ready for change of government and no one must mislead themselves that this is the opposite,” he said. “The PF must remember that a hungry person is an angry person and so they must listen when we advise them to run the country by prioritising public interest and also focus on economic development which they have failed lamentably to carry out due to wanton corruption and theft of public resources.”
Hichilema informed Kaoma residents and the nation as whole, that Zambia was headed for greater things in the next few months.
“And to do that, we must all galvanise ourselves as foot soldiers of the ballot and vote these thieves out in 2021,” said Hichilema.
Ruling PF is fielding Anna Ngombo.
President Edgar Lungu told Kaoma residents that it had been hard to deliver development in areas controlled by the opposition because “their leaders tell them not to work with the PF government.”
“So when you give me this woman, you will be able to see what the PF is capable of giving you in terms of development,” said President Lungu.