Southern Province Patriotic Front political secretary Brian Hapunda says people in the region want by-elections in order remove the non performing UPND Members of Parliament.
Mr. Hapunda says people have endorsed the development agenda of the ruling Party and the stance taken by President Michael Sata to extend his government to the opposition.
Speaking in an interview with Qfm news, Mr. Hapunda says people have widely accepted the move the President in ensuring that all regions are represented in his government.
He says have realized the importance that the PF government attaches to the development of the province which he says has been underdeveloped in previous regimes.
Mr. Hapunda adds that the government’s commitment to deliver development has prompted people in the province to call for by-elections in order to remove UPND Mps that have refused to work with the government.
He says the PF government is resolved to ensure that wealth is equitably distributed to all parts of the country