The ruling Patriotic Front says there is nothing wrong for its Central Committee member Paul Moonga expressing his individual opinion with regards the term of office for elected officials.
PF Spokesperson Frank Bwalya says it therefore disappointing that some people are suggesting that the party disciplines Mr Moonga for proposing that the extension of the term of office for the President, Members of Parliament and other elected officials, from the current five to seven years.
Mr. Bwalya says the ruling party practices intra-party democracy and therefore does not find anything wrong in Mr. Moonga expressing his individual opinion.
In an interview with QTV News, Mr. Bwalya says Mr. Moonga will therefore not be punished or reprimanded over his proposal.
Mr. Bwalya says this however, does not imply that the PF is in support of his proposal to extend the term of office to seven years.