North youths warned against engaging in violence

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The United Party for National Development (UPND) in Northern Province has warned the youths not to engage themselves in caderism, which only leads to violence.


UPND Provincial Chairperson Victor Sinkala said the party and its members should behave and lead by example.


He said the party will not shield any of its supporters who will be engaged in lawlessness.
“Everyone who will be found engaging in illicit activities will be brought to book and be answerable for their own acts,” he said.
Speaking at a media briefing in Kasama district today, the Provincial Chairperson further said his party has no cadres but only responsible youths.
Meanwhile, losing UPND Kasama Central Member of Parliament candidate Rodrick Chewe has disclosed that he is going to petition the re-sults.
He noted that he was a popular candidate in Kasama Central but faced limitations .
Mr Chewe also called the people of Kasama to be patient and not to engage themselves in violence.
Earlier today, hundreds of Kasama residents took to the streets to celebrate the election of Mr Hakainde Hichilema as Zambia’s elect 7th Re-publican President. – ZANIS
Chief Munkanta calls for completion of projects
CHIEF Munkanta of the Chishinga people in Luapula Province has appealed to the Republican President elect Hakainde Hichilema, to complete all the ongoing developmental projects in Luapula Province.
Chief Munkanta who has congratulated Mr Hichilema on his electoral victory, as Zambia’s elect 7th Republican President, says there are many ongoing projects that were started which should be completed.
The traditional leader said the new President elect should not leave out any province in terms of development as he has been supported overwhelmingly by all the regions.
He called on the President-elect not to discard some of the good programmes that the PF government started.


Chief Munkanta cited the Kasomeno-Mwenda road in Mwense, the Nchelenge-Chienge road in Chienge, Kawambwa Tea Company and Mununshi Banana Estate and the Sunbird Bioenergy companies as some of the projects that should not be abandoned.
Meanwhile, the traditional leader has called on the people of Luapula Province to give full support to the new government, in order to help bring development to the region. – ZANIS

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