Tasila Lungu on a collision course with PF as she now eyes for Lusaka Deputy Mayor position

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tasiTasila Lungu, the daughter of President Edgar Lungu has declared her intentions to stand for the position of Lusaka Deputy Mayor.

But the PF in Lusaka Province has already instructed its Councillors in Lusaka to support the candidature of Christopher Shakafuswa of Mpulungu Ward 23 who has also expressed interest in the post.

Tasila who was elected as Nkoloma Ward Councillor in Chawama Constituency in the just ended 2016 election said she is now ready to serve the greater city of Lusaka as Deputy Mayor.

She said it is only fair that she becomes Deputy Mayor of Lusaka especially that the city has a male Executive Mayor.

She is expected to face stiff competition to long serving councillor Christopher Shakafuswa who has also expressed interest in the post.

Tasila is however expected to face stiff competition from long serving councillor Christopher Shakafuswa of Mpulungu Ward 23 who has also expressed interest in the post.

The PF in Lusaka Province has already issued instructions to all the 32 Councillors to support Mr Shakafuswa’s candidature.

Below is the letter authored by Lusaka Province PF Chairman Horrace Longwe.