PRESIDENT Lungu has declared that he will convincingly win next year’s election.
The President said Zambians cannot be misled that the current economic challenges and power deficit have been caused by his administration.
He was responding to a question from a journalist during a press conference at State House yesterday.
“Zambians cannot be misled. If you cheat them, they will flush [vote] you out. But as for me and the Patriotic Front, we are coming back convincingly. It is Edgar all the way,” President Lungu said.
And President Lungu says the Public Order Act is an essential law.
“The Public Order Act is a good law but it is abused by those in power,” he said.
He said it is only politicians that view the Public Order Act as a bad law.
President Lungu said before the PF ascended to power, the party thought the Public Order Act was a bad law.
“Politicians who see the Public Order Act as a bad law have not brought forth suggestions,” President Lungu said.
And on violence, President Lungu said it clear that it is only one known political party that perpetrates violence.
“This violence is coming from one group. Zambians are not violent,” he said.
President Lungu said it is sad that suspected UPND cadres attacked relatives of Vice-President Inonge Wina in Nalolo.
President Lungu said the PF could have easily avenged Mrs Wina’s attackers but the party upholds the rule of law.
“Let us respect the law. When police say don’t hold a meeting here, heed them. Let us be sincere in our politicking,” President Lungu said.