PF Deputy Spokesperson Frank Bwalya has told Journalists that the President’s directive is in order that the ruling party is not construed to be peddling tribalism.
Father Bwalya has emphasized that this does not mean that the ruling party is peddling tribalism in the country.
He has since appealed to PF members especially senior party members to heed the presidential directive.
And President Lungu has hinted on the need for the country to legislate against tribalism and hate speech in future.
Speaking to Journalists before departure for Namibia at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport this morning, President Lungu said tribal talk and hate speech should be banished.
He expressed concern with the hate speech and tribal talk being peddled in the country.
President Lungu says hate speech and tribalism have led to civil strife and genocide in some countries in Africa.
The Head of State has flown to Namibia to attend the African Union Committee of ten heads of state meeting.