President Lungu has said that the Grade 12 certificate requirement for aspiring councilors and MPs in the new constitution has been the demand of the Zambian people.
The President said that he will therefore not entertain any amendments to the grade 12 requirement clause.
President Lungu said that even if Parliament makes amendments he will not sign the amendments.
The President was speaking in Namwala when he addressed a rally.
And the President said that he wants 40 percent females to be adopted as PF aspiring councilors and MPs ahead of the August 11th General elections.
Speaking at the same rally PF Deputy Secretary General Mumbi Phiri said she wants the people of Namwala to give the PF chance to develop the area.
Meanwhile President Lungu has revealed that he appointed several MP’s from the opposition political parties like Bweengwa MP Highvie Hamududu as Finance Deputy Minister and Katuba UPND MP Jonas Shakafuswa to work with him but they declined the offers.
President Lungu said that he has meanwhile appointed other UPND MPs such as Richwell Siamunene and Greyford Moonde who are working with the PF, because he wants an all inclusive government.
The President said that it was sad that people are spreading false reports that he does not like the people of Southern province.
And the President Lungu has directed the Ministry of General Education to quickly access rehabilitation requirements at Bweengwa Primary School and work on them.
President Lungu said this is because some leaders of the opposition who are now very rich at one time attended education at the school but have done nothing to rehabilitate it.
And Defence Minister Richwell Siamunene said that the PF has demonstrated that it is a party for everyone by appointing him Defense Minister.
President Edgar Lungu said that a call for peace and coexistence should be on the lips of every Zambian especially politicians.
The President says as the country heads towards election there is need for everyone to preach peace.
President Lungu said that there is need to upheld the one Zambia , one nation slogan as elections will come and go but Zambia will still remain unshaken.
The President was speaking when he met chief Hamusonde and Sinazongwe in Bweengwa this afternoon.
And chief Hamasonde welcomed the President saying every Zambian should feel free to visit any part of Zambia because ZAMBIANS are all one under the one Zambia one nation slogan.
The President later held a closed door meeting with the Chiefs.