Politics

UPND Resigned to Losing More Councillors

The opposition UPND has lamented the continued defection of their councillors saying that civic leaders were being tempted with money and job offers.

National chairperson Mutale Nalumango said the party would rectify the situation before the 2021 elections.

UPND has lost seven councillors to the PF in the aftermath of the 2016 elections.

“The demand for an aspiring candidate to possess a grade twelve certificate in order to contest the 2016 elections disadvantaged the UPND including the PF and other parties to find mature candidates to stand on the Party ticket,” Nalumango said.

And the UPND is resigned to losing more councillors to the PF citing economic reasons.

“It is not correct to create by-elections by offering money to Councillors, some of them were offered as much as 50,000 kwacha, I hear one Councilor was offered a Job as a Driver for a District Commissioner,” she said.

Nalumango however struck a confident posture despite the defections saying,”It will affect our party mobilization but it is not something that cannot be addressed, even me if I resign, it will be wishful thinking to think I cannot be replaced” the impact will be there but the UPND will overcome, we have many people to take the Party forward.”

17 Comments

  1. John

    Wow yangena njala ba upnd

  2. King john ii

    Wow yangena njala ba upnd

  3. Claps James Mphande

    UPND kuwayawayafye mamamama rubbish party I regret voting for u in 2016, I see now how much poorness is in this party

  4. Chris B

    Mayo ba Nalumango imwe mwalifililwe kunchelenge nomba finshi mungeba ichalo, you lost and you did nothig in Nchelenge when you where the MP in that area besides you where Legal Affairs Minister that time we know you tapali efyo mungalanda ukuti tumfwe, namukula mama ichishinka chisuma. If you continue we will talk more about your past.

  5. Chris B

    You lost to an independent MP not so.

  6. Ignorant

    Ba Nalumango! The old frustrated & broke politician

  7. Augprina

    Nalumango is an original wizard. Let us not entertain foolish politicians like her who is just there to bewitch others. Let her bewitch HH and become the president of this useless party so that tukabaone Ba ing’ombe ilede the Bantu botatwe!

  8. Augprina

    People like Nalumango are the ones who are supposed to die and not the innocent and hardworking people like Victoria Kalima! One cinanibaba maningi elo cikali kuninyongo!

  9. William simwaka

    Nsamba likangwa manyazi amagwila mtengo HH his guys are still losing members it not that those members don’t think they, have seen and head how this man and his fellow going to ran the government power. Bad foundation will show and wicken the strength of the body.next more mps than councillors .

  10. Foster simazaba

    This is unzambian wishing someone to die, my the almighty forgive you augprina remember this is just politics bt for you to reach that far it’s to much my dear.

  11. Foster simazaba

    Soory madam kalima we ‘ll miss you sisi especially in parliament enway that’s the will of God the almighty.

  12. Anzelu achoka Ku mawa.

    Politics z a dirty game lelo nabiliva

  13. SHI ALIKO

    HH I know you are rich,sory to say this pliz stop using your 💰 in politics boma ni boma u can’t ru this country

  14. kelvin Simwanza

    we need matured leaders who can control the economy

  15. I dont know my name 👈 kaya mwee

    They are not being paid HH Ana GBM have more money councillors cannot run away from them coz of being offered jobs n money leadersship in upnd is not okay,how can you choose hule to contest ku chilanga good people were there corruption she gives u her body u say it’s okay uzawina,u made her lose us we will just be getting za chibuku and hope that they don’t stop giving us money and shake Shake after losing.

  16. Lungu HH Gbm is my name

    Upnd don’t use corruption you are still losing members and you will still lose more…this is just the beginning…..muntu mubi lelo hh mailo pf

  17. Masters

    The fall of might upnd, hh u’re unwanted jst resign and join pf

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