Scores of opposition UPN D members in Kasama district have defected to the ruling Patriotic Front in Lukulu ward in Chief Munkonge’s area.
Among the defectors was UPND Kasama Central Constituency Information and Publicity Secretary Bernard Mukuka.
Mr. Mukuka cited the good leadership exhibited by President Edgar Lungu As the main reason for defecting to the ruling party.
He has since called on other opposition party members to join the PF in fostering national development.
And another defector, Flavia Mwamba noted that the PF government is working on various developmental projects and needs support of well-meaning
And receiving the defectors, PF Kasama District chairperson Teddy Mweshi said he is happy that the ruling party has continued to grow its popularity in the district.
Mr. Mweshi who was flanked by PF Kasama Central aspiring candidate Kelvin Sampa urged PF members to embrace the new members joining the party.