Rainbow Party general Secretary Wynter Kabimba and Green Party president Peter Sinkamba have both urged United Party for National Development (UPND) leaders to recognise Patriotic Front (PF) candidate Edgar Lungu’s re-election in last month’s general elections.
Mr Kabimba urged UPND recognise President Lungu’s re-election in last month’s general elections and to shift their focus on preparing for the 2021 general elections.
Mr Kabimba said President Lungu was declared winner of the August 11 general elections by the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ), which is the body mandated to so.
And Mr Sinkamba advised UPND to put behind its defeat and recognise President Lungu as a duly- elected head of State.
Mr Sinkamba said in a statement yesterday that there is need for UPND to quickly come to terms with its electoral defeat in the August 11 general elections because it is reality.
He said it will not be in the interest of the country for the opposition party to continue fighting the will of the people of Zambia by refusing to recognise President Lungu as a duly-elected head of State.
“UPND should quickly move and get going so that their mayors facilitate the pardoning of their cadres incarcerated in areas of their control. The best scenario for UPND is to get set and get