A Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) party official in Kafue has commended the leadership for the party for coming up with a date for the party convention.
FDD Provincial Information and Publicity Secretary James Musemuna told ZANIS in Kafue that members at the grassroot are happy that the National Planning Committee has finally set August 13th 2010 as a date for the convention.
Mr. Musemuna said the move has cheered party members as they have being looking forward to a change of leadership.
He said members will now be able to choose leaders whom they feel will lead FDD to victory the forthcoming 2011 tripartite elections.
Mr. Musemuna urged the national leadership to ensure that no obstacles are put in place to prevent members from participating in choosing their leaders.
He said there is need for FDD to come up with strategies that will ensure it wins the 2011 elections.
Mr. Musemuna further said there was also need to reorganize the party at grass root level saying this is where members are.