Vice President Rupiah Banda has called on the ruling MMD members to work hard and win back Lusaka.
Mr. Banda who is also National Excutive Committee Trustee of the MMD says the party should organise itself and recapture Lusaka.
He said MMD members should walk with their heads high because they are in the ruling party.
The Vice President was speaking in Lusaka today during the MMD Lusaka District party card renewal for 2007.
Mr Banda said there was need for party members to treat each other as one family , sacrifice and give generously for the party to remain strong.
He urged party members to eliminate gossip and lies in the party and focus their attention on mobilising and organising the party in readness for the next elections.
He said there is need for the party to be selfless and humble to the electorate.
The Vice President also thanked the MMD for giving him the position of party trustee and pledged his total support and that he will do his job to the best of his ability.
Mr. Banda who donated K3 million to the party, said card renewal execise provided an opportunity for members of the party to show their solidarity.
And speaking at the same function, MMD Lusaka District Chairman Paul Chihande said the ruling party was handicapped in terms of mobility.
Mr. Chihande appealed to the the Vice President to assist in sourcing for vehicle to help in party mobilisation in the district.
He assued the Vice President that the party will capture all future elections in Lusaka.
Meanwhile Vice President Rupiah Banda was today among hunderds of people who attended the Thanks-Giving and Memorial service for the late Dr. Simon Mwewa at the United Church of Zambia, UCZ, in Kabwata.
Two former republican vice presidents Enock Kavindele and Dr. Nevers Mumba also attended the memorial service of the late Dr Mwewa who was member of the former ruling party UNIP.