UPND president Hakainde Hichilema has declared that the national revolutiuon has began from Solwezi.
Hichilema was speaking at a rally in Solwezi today to thank the people in that area for voting for his party.
And PF leader Michael Sata has said that the victory in Solwezi is more significant to the PF/UPND pact than the one won earlier in Kasama.
Sata said that the Kasama seat was already for the pact but the Solwezi one was grabbed from the MMD.
And MMD Kafulafuta MP George Mpombo has said that the loss to the opposition was due to dictatorship in the MMD.
He said the party should hold a convetion now otherwise they will continue recording embarassing losses.
But Vice president George Kunda has said he is congratulating the UPND and not PF.
He also said the MMD should be congratulated for winning a bye-election in Chiengi district in Northen province.
Kunda said that the UPND was the only opposition political party recognised in North westen province.