United Party for National Development (UPND) spokesperson Charles Kakoma has said his boss Hakainde Hichilema has not accepted to be vice to PF’s Michael Sata.
And Kakoma has said that the UPND/PF pact will only announce their candidate in 2011.
Kakoma dismissed assertions by Namwala MP Robbie Chizyuka who strongly believes that Sata will be the pact presidential candidate in 2011.
Kakoma said the pact will not announce the candidate until the pact is consolidated.
He said that it is the policy of the pact to announce candidates just before the election.
Meanwhile, the UPND has grabbed the Samuteba ward seat in Mwinilunga District which was previously held by the Movement for Multi Party Democracy’s (MMD) by a large margin .
The ward fail vacant after MMD’s Samuteba ward councilor was convicted by the court of law.
UPND Councilor Paul Mbelelengi scored 835 votes beating his soul rival MMD councilor Jameson Kalilombe who managed to secure 267 votes.
The retuning officer Shadrick Mnganga announced UPND councilor Mbelelengi as the overall winner after the total votes cast yesterday were counted around 22:00 hours.