Used and discarded former UPND Katuba MP Jonas Shakafuswa and his family have charged that President Edgar Lungu is a thankless person who just used his family for political mileage.
Speaking at his dilapidated Shaka’s kraal bar along Kabwe-Lusaka road, Jonas the older brother to crooked criminal Ephraim complained that prior to the 2016 elections Lungu used his family to destabilise the UPND and claim some vital votes in Lenje land and promised that he would appoint him into an influential cabinet position.
But after Shakafuswa was wired by a woman Patricia Mwashingwele of UPND, Lungu again lied to him that he would nominate his brother Ephraim and appoint him into cabinet but that did not materialise and even attempts by ‘his son Christopher to contest the Lusaka deputy Mayoral position was reversed in the last minute. Ephraim is the crook who implicated prominent Lusaka lawyer Martha Mushipe in a matter of planning to overthrow Lungu.
“Lungu ngumuluya, ulakuchibona wakatusebensesha maningi nebo, mwanangu a Ephraim, sonse bo mu family twakamu chitila campaign (Lungu is foolish, he used me, my son, my brother and all of our family to campaign for him for the Lenje votes)” Shakafuswa who was excessively drunk was heard telling some Lenje village headmen at his bar.
But a PF insider who was with the Watchdog reporter posing as customers said that Shakafuswa’s outbursts came after he was left out on the Israel trip in spite of Lungu having told him that they would go together. The source further said that the people dribbling the Shakafuswas are Lungu’s lieutenants and not Lungu himself.