President Elect Edgar Lungu says he is consulting his lawyers following the adjournment of the presidential petition by the constitutional court to Monday 5th September, 2016.
And Government is on Monday 5th September, 2016 expected to give direction on its position following the decision by the constitutional court to adjourn the presidential petition to Monday.
The Constitutional Court yesterday adjourned to Monday next week the hearing of the presidential election petition which was earlier set to be heard and concluded on Friday yesterday.
President Lungu has reiterated his call to PF members and citizens to remain calm and respect law and order.
This is contained in a statement made available to QFM News by Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda.