State House last night transported hundreds of drunkards to Mongu ahead of outgoing President Edgar Lungu’s visit to Western Province.
A source at State House has disclosed that State House Permanent Secretary Emmanuel Chilubanama released Millions of Kwacha and T-Shirts for the task.
” State House expects a hostile atmosphere in Mongu and as a result hundreds of People were last night bused to Mongu so that it can look as if the President has been well received,’ the source said.
The source said most of the people transported were drunkards from Chilenje’ Lazymens area including Libala’s Katungu and Kabwata area.
” These are just drunkards who were rounded up from Chilenje’s Lazymens area, Katungu and Kabwata. Which normal person can accept to go to Mongu and support the Patriotic Front,’ the source asked.
Edgar Lungu is today expected in Mongu to commission the Mongu Kalabo road.
Though Lungu wants to claim credit, the Mongu Kalabo road and the Sioma Bridge that President Lungu is also expected to commission were done by the Previous government of the MMD.