No Need For State Of Emergency – Pres. Lungu

Pres. Lungu SuitPresident Edgar Lungu says he will not enforce a state of emergency despite the political violence that is being experienced in the campaigns.

The Head of State who is currently in Uganda has reaffirmed his call to the political players to stop violence.

Violence has been a major sticky point in the ongoing campaigns with the church having twice sat political parties to urge them to renounce violence but political related deaths have so far been recorded.

President Lungu said he will not yield to the temptation as he believed the problem could be solved without resorting to the drastic step of imposing a state of emergency.

The country is gearing up for elections that a little over a month with the competitive spirit of the election pushing political players to some unorthodox methods.

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