The ruling movement for multi party democracy MMD national chairperson, Michael Mabenge has described the ruling MMD’s loss in the Chilanga parliamentary by elections as shocking.
And Mr. Mabenga says there is need to investigate the cause of the party’s loss in the Chilanga by election.
Mr. Mabenga who is also lands deputy minister, says that there is need to search deeply into what really brought about the party’s loss in the just ended elections.
He tells Q fm in an interview that there is a lot of work that was invested in preparing for the MMD’s candidate, Keith Mukata and the loss is surprising.
He says that everything needed, was put in place for the MMD to secure back its seat and the loss is therefore something that should be taken with a lot of seriousness.
Mr. Mabenga also indicates that it is almost unacceptable and difficult to understand how the MMD could have just lost the seat, considering all the preparations that were made ahead of the Chilanga by elections.
And Mr. Mabenga says that the MMD’s recorded win in the just shows that president Banda is not a liar contrary to some of the remarks critics have been making.