Edith Nawakwi’s opposition FDD has been on the wane with its most recognizable voice outside the president in Antonio Mwanza joining the PF there has been a sustained downward spiral for the party.
The defectors were led by 2016 Lusaka Mayoral Candidate Sirre Fofana Muntanga.
In receiving the defectors, at the PF Secretariat, Party Deputy Secretary General, Mumbi Phiri, cautioned old members to welcome and embrace people joining the party from the opposition.
Phiri who is a nominated Member of Parliament called on individuals within the ruling party’s Central Committee to avoid holding party positions as personal to holder positions.
And speaking on behalf of the defected members Muntanga said she decided to join the PF to help in fostering development to the people of Zambia.
She downplayed claims that she and other FDD Members who have joined the PF have been paid to ditch the party led by Former Finance Minister, Edith Nawakwi.