PF paid K200,600 to 223 MMD officials in North-Western to defect to PF

PF paid K200,600 to 223 MMD officials in North-Western  to defect to PF

The Patriotic Front last week paid K200,600 to 223 MMD officials in North-Western Province to defect to the ruling party during President Edgar Lungu’s visit, according to the Post Newspaper.

According to a payment sheet dubbed “Estimates for successful MMD defections during Presidential visit to North-Western Province”, the PF paid as little as K85, 800 to MMD officials in 12 constituencies to defect.

Below is the breakdown of the K200, 600 that the PF spent on MMD officials at constituency, district and provincial level:

Constituency officials: Chavuma Constituency six representatives, payment K4, 800

Lungu and Kapita

Lungu and Kapita

Zambezi East Constituency six representatives, payment K4, 800

Zambezi West Constituency six representatives, payment K4, 800

Kabompo East Constituency six representatives, payment K4, 800

Kabompo West Constituency six representatives, payment K4, 800

Mufumbwe Constituency six representatives, payment K4, 800

Kasempa Constituency six representatives, payment K4, 200

Solwezi East Constituency (entire) 24 officials payment K14, 400

Solwezi West Constituency (entire) 24 officials payment K14, 400

Solwezi Central Constituency (entire) 24 officials payment K14, 400

Mwinilunga Constituency six representatives, payment K4, 800

Ikeleng’i Constituency six representatives, payment K4, 800 District officials:

Chavuma district six representatives, payment K5, 400

Zambezi district six representatives, payment K5, 400

Kabompo district six representatives, payment K5, 400

Mufumbwe district six representatives, payment K5, 400

Kasempa district six representatives, payment K4, 800

Solwezi district (entire) 24 officials payment K16, 800

Manyinga district six representatives, payment K5, 400

Mwinilunga district six representatives, payment K5, 400

Ikeleng’i district six representatives, payment K5, 400 Provincial officials (24), payment K24, 000

NEC member, chairman for elections Emmanuel Chihili K1,000

Accommodation for 122 travelling officials K24, 400 Administrative contingency K6, 000 Total: K200, 600

PF secretary general Davies Chama recently said the party was excited with the number of people from various opposition parties who have expressed interest to join. Chama said the party had become more attractive under the leadership of President Edgar Lungu.

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