The United Part for national Development (UPND) has dispelled dispelled media reports suggesting that all UPND structures in Kasama Central and Lukashya constituencies have resigned.
In a statement released to the media, the party has said that only a few members have resigned of which the UPND respects their constitutional rights of association.
The Party further said that the members that resigned yesterday morning were part of the dissolved Kasama District Committee structures which was dissolved by the Party Secretary General, Stephen Katuka, in his letter dated April 16 and copied to the relevant party portfolio holders, for gross misconduct.
The statement further the party is open and ready to welcome the people that have resigned back should they decide to return as it is clear that the people of Zambia have chosen the UPND to redeem the Zambia’s economy and make their lives better.
“ It is already clear that Zambians want regime change and this is what has led to the influx of propaganda by the failed Patriotic Front government to try to finance some party officials with a view to planting a seed of division,” read the statement.
Meanwhile, the party has also refuted social media claims that i the UPND has suspended it party their Vice President, Dr Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba (GBM) has been suspended, adding that at no time had the Party Secretary General, Stephen Katuka issue a suspension letter to Dr Mwamba.
The party said that urged its members and the public to treat the said letter with the contempt it deserves as it was a ploy by the ruling PF government to divert attention from the victory that its ally, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) scored in the Roan parliamentary by-election.
And the National The National Democratic Congress has dispelled online media reports that its party consultant Chishimba Kambwili intends to join the UPND, saying that Dr. Kambwili is not in the process to be co-opted as UPND Vice president and that he still remain the consultant of the NDC.
NDC accused PF Deputy media director Antonio Mwanza of being behind the false information being traded on social media