Speaking to ZANIS in an interview, the Paramount Chief said being elected as President is an indication that the people of Zambia want to work with HICHILEMA. The traditional leader who quoted a Bible verse from Roman 13 explained that leadership comes from God hence the need for people to welcome the new leader.
He stated that the Bemba Royal Establishment -BRE- works with the government of the day and as such they will work with the new President and the United Party for National Development -UPND- in fostering development in the province and the country at large.
Chief CHITIMUKULU has since advised people in the province to work with President-elect and his government.
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United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema has become Zambia’s seventh republican President-elect after amassing over 2.81 million votes from the August 12, 2021 general election. The massive win meant Mr. Hichilema does not have to contest any second-round run-offs after meeting the constitutional 50.1% threshold for an outright winner. Mr. Hichilema beat the incumbent President Edgar Lungu by scoring 2,810,757 votes against 1,814, 201 for the latter. Mr. Hichilema’s party, the UPND, dislodged Mr. Lungu’s Patriotic Front (PF) party, mainly on the promise to. Learn more