United Party for National Development -UPND Chitwa Ward Councillor Kamuti Kamuti of Kaoma Central Constituency has resigned and has joined the Patriotic Front (PF).
Councillor Kamuti told ZANIS in an interview today, that he resigned due to challenges faced in serving the community whilst in the opposition party, adding that he could not stand the numerous accusations from community members over the utilisation of the Constituency Development Fund (CDF).
Both UPND Kaoma District Chairman Andrew Kakumbi and PF Acting District Chairman Alick Kalimbwe confirmed having received Mr Kamuti’s resignation letter.
Meanwhile, UPND District Chairman Andrew Kakumbi has accused Mr Kamuti of being bought off by the PF hence his resignation.
Mr Kakumbi said he is saddened by the creation of a by-election that could have avoided.
The Patriotic Front administration in the district has however welcomed the move by Councillor Kamuti to join the party.