VICE President Inonge Wina has courted voters in next week’s Bangweulu Constituency by-election in Samfya District on a platform of accelerated development projects that will be implemented without bias.
Ms Wina who held two well attended rallies yesterday to drum up support for Patriotic Front candidate Anthony Kasandwe said it was Government policy to develop the entire country and there would be no discrimination in the way State resources are utilised.
“Resources for development belong to all Zambian who are entitled to receiving support. So as a party we will monitor all Members of Parliament (MP) to ensure the deliver on promises,” she said.
She said changes and projects meant to better the lives of Zambians were being implemented even in areas that did not vote for President Edgar Lungu in overwhelming numbers.
“Government has heard the cries of the people and that is why we are asking you to vote for our candidate Anthony Kasandwe so that he can actively follow up development projects.
“I am always surprised that opposition MPs are hesitant to approach us to pursue issues of national development in their areas. So please give us an MP who will not hesitate to come to my office,” she said.
The vice president was also delighted that the campaigns in Bagweulu were peaceful which showed that the PF was a peaceful party and called on the people not to allow outsiders to cause confusion.
And Mr Kasandwe said he grateful to be floated as the PF’s candidate from among nine other contenders.
He said his political career had fledged in the area of Kantasha ward and he was now looking forward to possibility of doing more at a larger scale if elected as area MP.
Those that were unsuccessful in their bids to be selected as the PF candidate have also joined Mr kasandwe on the campaign trail.
Fronting Mr Kasandwe’s campaign are PF secretary general Davis Chama, his deputy Mumbi Phiri, former Alliance for Better Zambia president Frank Bwalya and Minister of Community Development Emerine Kabanshi.