Lungu refuses to sign social contract on constitution- feels he has already won the election

Patriotic Front president Edgar Lungu has categorically refused to sign a social contract pledging to give Zambians a people driven constitution before 2016 because he feels he has already won the election.
Lungu told the Grand Coalition on the campaign for a people driven constitution that he cannot be blackmailed into signing a contract with the coalition because the stage at which his campaign has reached is unstoppable.
Grand Coalition Chairperson Fr Leonard Chiti told a press briefing Friday that Lungu has dared the coalition to go ahead and de-campaign him if they so wished.
‘He said he has reached unstoppable stage to win the election and does not need to sign a social contract with the coalition for him to win,’ Fr Chiti said.
Fr Chiti said the coalition made several efforts to convince Lungu to sign the social contract but he arrogantly refused saying he has already signed with the Zambian people who have assured him of victory in the January 20th elections.
Fr Chiti said the coalition had no other option but to launch a ‘no constitution no vote’ against candidates that have refused to sign the social contract.
He said it will be a grave mistake for Zambians to vote for arrogant leaders.
Those that have signed the contract are Edith Nawakwi of the FDD, Hakainde Hichilema from the UPND, Elias Chipimo from NAREP, Nevers Mumba of the MMD and Tilyenji Kaunda from UNIP.
Edgar Lungu of PF and Peter Sinkamba of the Green Party have categorically refused to sign the pledges.
Danny Pule of CDP, Ludgwig Sondashi of FDA, Erick Chanda of the Forth Revolution Party and Brig General Godfrey Miyanda of the Heritage Party are still being engaged to sign.

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