United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema has said that he is puzzled by President Michael Sata’s sadden change of thought on the Barotseland agreement which he promised to honour during campaigns.
Mr Hichilema has further accused President Michael Sata of dragging his feet when dealing with issue of the Barotseland agreement of 1964.
He said that the failure by the President to act quickly on the Barotseland agreement will increase tension in the western province.
Mr Hichilema told QFM that the PF won the 20th September elections because of the promises it made to the people of western province on the Barotseland agreement.
He said that President Sata should therefore fulfill the promise he made to the people of Western Province on the challenges they are facing.
Mr Hichilema added that it was President Sata who was inciting the people of western province on the Barotseland agreement and not the other way round.
He further stated that the issue of the Barotseland agreement should not be politicized, but requires urgent attention to address.