FORMER President Rupiah Banda says he is ready to return to active politics if Zambians and MMD members want him to contest the 2016 general elections, according to government controlled Daily Mail.
And Mr Banda called on Zambians to participate in the Golden Jubilee independence anniversary celebrations and to uphold the peace the country has continued to enjoy.
Mr Banda told journalists after attending Mass at St Annie’s Catholic Church in Chipata yesterday that he is ready to return to active politics if Zambians want him to.
Mr Banda, however, said there are no differences between him and MMD president Nevers Mumba.
Mr Banda said the choice of the MMD presidential candidate for the 2016 general elections can only be decided after consultations with Dr Mumba.
Zambia Daily Mail
And former president Banda was last weekend in Malawi to celebrate and witness the installation of a traditional chief Mkhosi Jere as paramount Chief M’mbelwa.
Mr Banda joined Malawian Vice President Saulos Klaus Chilima, former Malawian Vice President Khumbo Kachali, and that country’s opposition leaders at the ceremony.