The MMD National Executive Committee has resolved to support UPND candidate Hakainde Hichilema in the January 20, 2015 presidential by-election.
MMD national chairman Kabinga Pande disclosed the development at a press briefing Saturday morning. MMD MPs such as Victoria Kalima of Kasenengwa attended the press briefing.
Almost all MMD MPs already resolved on Friday to campaign for Hichilema.
The NEC members further resolved to go flat out to campaign for Hichilema. They will meet again on Monday to work out modalities on how to campaign.
During the NEC meeting, 47 out of 55 NEC members voted in favour of supporting HH.