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I’m not available to contest the 2026 Presidential Elections-Lungu

Feature Politics I'm not available to contest the 2026 Presidential Elections-Lungu

Former president Edgar Lungu has said that he is not available to contest the 2026 General election.

speaking to journalists shortly after a Church service at the United Church of Zambia all saints congregation in Lusaka, Mr. Lungu said that those advising him to continue as Patriotic Front (PF) President and contest 2026 are wasting their time because he will not.

President Lungu said that he lost the August 12, 2021 election and that he will focus on attending to other issues.

President Lungu since has called on the church to pray for the recently elected UPND government to deliver their campaign promises, adding that time for campaigns is over and that the UPND Government needs to be given space to deliver on their promises.

The sixth President added that it is cardinal for the government of the day to work with the church because the church plays an important role in the governance of the country.

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  1. Look at him…no shame at all ..at least he is free to go to church even inviting the media to wait for him after service. If you are not contesting why don’t bl%^dy retire ….why are you still here eh???? Go away to Swaziland…dont expect taxpayers to pay for your rent of security when you are still actively participating in politics.

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  2. Timely and Wise words and wisdom to allow work to continue Moving on to allow others to take on the mantle There is no looser or winner in promotion of national unity and progress even when presented and given the opportunity to review the 2021 elections and loss President Lungu has since called on the church to pray for the recently elected UPND government to deliver their campaign promises, adding that time for campaigns is over and that the UPND Government needs to be given space to deliver on their promises

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  3. Among other chiefs, I single out the following and thank them for remaining neutral during the campaigns, Chief Gawa Undi, the Litunga, Senior Chief Kalilele, Mwata Kazembe, and Chieftainess Nkhomesha. Thank you for showing great leadership. The Zambian people defied partisan chiefs and sent Edgar Lungu to rest

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  4. Just some useless Rhetoric there. He was the worst president ever ruled Zambia. He divided the country and made life difficult for those who were opposed to his idiologies. He is not a wise man and cannot pretend to be wise now. He has many cases to answer to which highly treasonous. Let’s just wait and see. We can’t take mediocre advice from you sir you have no wisdom. You were running a criminal organisation masquerading as a political party therefore you are not fit to give advice. Please go and rest.

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  5. That’s the spirit sir, my president, don’t listen to those who try to mislead you, continue with that wisdom sir

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  6. We need a strong opposition just like the one UPND had given PF. PF needs to rebrand under never seen faces not Lubinda- a PF traitor.

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  7. He may have not given the best to Zambia but just check the difference with the current head of state it was court after court after court and 5 years of crying and lamenting and disparaging the country all over the world and making the work of ECL difficult. Sir that’s what we call leadership conceding and moving on not taking plot one like a matter of life and death if you don’t rule no one will eish!. We love you Sir enjoy the retirement.

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  8. President Lungu, it is in order for you to rest and do something different. God’s blessings rest on you. Let no one force you.

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  9. You still have many years Your Exellency. I pray that God the creator gives you more years filled with happiness and good health. You can still play a part going forward, HH should know this. Lets be a Nation of builders and not destroyers. You could revive your Law career or be an employer of the masses with your business ventures, since now you have the “bag”. We need our millionares to do their bit.

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  10. Go well Sir we will always love you and your legacy will surely live forever. May the good Lord bless you in your retirement.

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  11. Zambians showed you the door when you went for an illegal third term. Now you are saying you are not available for a third term in 2026. I was against the boos you received at the stadium but now I think you deserved them.

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  12. TARINO ORANGE AND HIS LIKES. Please, give us a break. The campaign period is over and the people have spoken loud and clear. We have a new man in State House and his name is His Excellency Mr Hakainde Hichilema. So why continue mocking ECL when he has gracefully conceded his defeat and is now telling us he won’t stand in 2026? What’s wrong him saying that? To ECL, I say thank u sir for taking that action. God bless u and your family as u prepare for your well deserved retirement.

  13. Wolf in sheep’s clothing. He still uses the Lord’s word in vain. The way he destroyed Zambians lives shows that he has no love for fellow human beings.

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  14. I thought the man did not even qualify for a 3rd term in the first place. So when one recycles himself he starts afresh or what. Ba Sangwa we need your guidance here. Does he even qualify to talk about a comeback or he is just trying to look relevant.
    Disaster!!!

  15. Hypocrite …….

    In his televised interview , the first one ever, he says he knows the law….

    If you know the law , why did you tell ministers to overstay after parliament was dissolved in 2016 ????

  16. Lungu needs to appear so that those who have come into power can see their fate if they don’t deliver

  17. Brother Kakwata Aniche, ECL is merely emphasizing the point that he won’t stand in 2026. The Constitutional Court had already allowed him to stand in the just-ended elections. In short, ECL is telling us i “You know very well that I won’t stand in 2026 because the law won’t allow it. So why all this fuss about me?” I appeal to Zambians to allow our former president to retire in peace. He does not deserve the incessant insults some people keep hurling at him because he played his part in the development process of this country whether one likes it or not.

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  18. Ba Tata ba Edgar Lungu even in 2021 you were not eligible to contest the elections but you attempted to force yourself on us and we rejected you badly. Viva People’s power viva!

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  19. ECL played his part and no one will ever take that away from him. He is our sixth president and his work is emboldened in the concrete works he dotted all over the country. ECL is a pan Africanist who believes Africans can determine their own destiny and he did this by restoring the glory of the Zambian Eagle ZCCM into a mining entity not the derogatory status MMD reduced it to of a holding company begging foreigners for handouts. God bless you, Edgar Lungu.

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