Friday, June 14, 2024

PF has impoverished Zambians while enriching themselves through corruption

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The United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema has said that the ruling Patriotic Front(PF) have impoverished Zambians while enriching themselves through corruption.

In a post on his facebook page, the UPND leader said that since 2011, the ruling party never paid attention to the needs of Chiluba Constituency and that the late MP had been always lamenting about the challenges her people were going through in Chilubi Constituency, such as lack of jobs, medical facilities such as ambulance, relief food for the hungry citizens, and now elections in site, the are now bribing voters, as they have always done.

“We have once again seen our colleagues in the PF doing what they are best known for during every election, bribing voters. The PF regime has been in power since 2011, and the late Chilubi Constituency MP Hon. Rosaria Fundanga (MHSRIP) has held the seat since 2016. She was always lamenting about the challenges her people were going through in Chilubi Constituency, such as lack of jobs, medical facilities such as ambulance, relief food for the hungry citizens, but nobody paid attention,” he said in a statement.

“On our part as UPND, we spent most of 2019 demanding for relief food for our hungry citizens, job opportunities, and other long term measures to address poverty in the country, but PF never listened. When we declared hunger as a national disaster and told those holding power to do the same so that we can attract local, regional and international support, this was not only ignored, but we were also threatened with arrest.”

Hichilema said with a by-election in Chilubi Constituency and some wards around the country, those were the places the PF now thinks need urgent relief food, ambulances and other unplanned development projects.

“What message are we sending to the rest of the country where citizens are equally suffering now? Are we not openly implying that our citizens should be praying some misfortune happens to their elected representatives, MPs, mayors, council chairpersons and councillors, so that they can have temporal relief in their livelihoods through handouts?” he asked.

“And this is where we fundamentally differ with our colleagues in the PF. They focus on short term goals while we focus on long term sustainable development for our people. Technically, the PF have impoverished our people while enriching themselves through corruption. Now they take the stolen money and want to pretend they care more by giving short term handouts purely for votes.”

Hichilema said the UPND was comforted that citizens were seeing through PF schemes going by the recent election outcomes where PF pumped lots of money and other gifts, citizens got the items, but voted for the UPND.

22 COMMENTS

  1. What Zambia needs right now for people to eat is every MP to die so there are elections and food will be provided to all constituencies for bye elections. please we need suicide Mps. kikiki

  2. To the contrary mr wishful president who has never held a single public position. Even tasila has more experience in public office. After investing heavily in infrastructure development we are now slowly beginning to see the development of that investment. Who can take a person who has lost elections 5 times seriously? You cannot even hold a convention and want us to believe you are what Zambia needs? 2021 I will make you cry again ati ba njata vote vamaaa. Kz

  3. LT please stop fuvking the website on daily basis. Let it be the way it has been with commenting under somebody’s comment and VOTING for that comment.
    I want to give @CatPower a thumbs up, but that woman at LT she keep changing features like her 13 colorful underwears.

  4. I now believe, Hahinde is truly desperate.

    Please look carefully, the place was a road works pool of rainy water.
    No one, no foot marks, not even his cattle drink from that pool.

    At least MMD used pot holes.

  5. Under PF it is undeniable that only a few have gotten rich while the rest of the country is struggling.

    The worst part is the the lack of remorse. We see the same arrogance that was there in 2010/11. A dangerous blindness to the suffering of the masses, while getting rich by signing praises to the mighty one.

    Well we know how this turned out in the past. A change of government.

    PF=corruption=poverty

  6. Very true a “government” of low iq “cadres” based on failed experiment run by now dead Mugabe on populist lines. God help the charlatans with their fake bought Chinese dollar wealth and Chinese gods.

  7. Cat power, I see you are a humorous clown. Very funny but myself I am very picky with whom I share a drink with. Kz

    • Ha then you must be the head of clowns. You’re missing the message. you’re the more advanced one and I will call you the head of clowns The JOKER. Get off the Grog. Its late for you. Am working now

  8. Poverty is in the mind. If you believe yourself poor, then you shall be. We are not a unique country that has avoided the global shocks. Every country has its own issues right now. To think this oval headed twit will cone and sort it out just like that ni nkhani zamu kachasu. This country has challenges not poverty.

  9. THE MOST CORRUPT IS HICHILEMA WHO CONNIVED WITH FAKE INVESTORS TO BUY THE MINES AT A SONG AND GOT US 13 MILLION AS KICK-BACKS AND TODAY HICHILEMA IS THE RICHEST MAN IN ZAMBIA THROUGH STOLEN MONEY! NOBODY CAN TRUST HICHILEMA WITH PUBLIC OFFICE EXCEPT HIS FELLOW TONGAS! AND THATS THE FIX HICHILEMA HAS TO RULE ZAMBIA BY RIGGING AND WINNING MASSIVELY IN SOUTHERN PROVINCE! WHAT ARITHMETIC IS THAT? HAKAIVOTERA HUMWENE! AND LATER CLAIM HIS VOTES STOLEN! HE WILL LOSE MASSIVELY IN 2021!

  10. Throwing stone HH will not fix the mess that PF has brought us.

    Please focus on making lives easier for those Zambians starving in rural areas and the poor retirees you are persecuting and mocking.

  11. Throwing stone HH will not fix the mess that PF has brought us.

    Please focus on making lives easier for those Zambians starving in rural areas and the poor retirees you are persecuting.

  12. Consecutive governments have impoverished Zambians (some more than others) Its only during Rupiah Banda’s years i saw healthy sustained growth of the economy at 6%.

  13. Pf should be so shameful all these years they could not provide un ambulance to the island now because of elections the island got the ambulance shame on you PF.

  14. Cry baby kry babe.
    Listen to how funny h² sounds.

    August 12, 2016…

    “The ECZ (Electoral Commission of Zambia) is somehow conniving with people in the political arena to delay the release of results so that PF thugs armed with guns take over the polling stations at night and write fake results,” United Party for National Development (UPND) candidate Hakainde Hichilema told journalists.

    “They are trying to generate the results.”

    Kekekekekekekekekekekekekekeke! U5 goon. Miserable loser. Pathological liar.

  15. is upnd going to rule or looking for thieves when in “power”,what is their manifesto saying its like their priority is to look for thieves what a manifesto these guys are good at looking after cows and not people,to each a talent was given so please don’t neglect your talent which is God given or else you will be punished for that.

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