RB challenges opposition to declare their source of funding too

RB challenges opposition to declare their source of funding too


President Rupiah Banda says opposition political parties questioning the source of funding for the MMD Campaign must also disclose their sources.

And President Banda says he is happy to be in Chipata after being exposed to ridicule, and lies from the Opposition.

President Banda says his visit to the Eastern Province will give him a chance to explain issues to the people of Chipata in particular.

He says that even after declaring the election date, the opposition has continued to look for issues to get rid of his Presidential candidature.

President Banda says the MMD is confident of wining the elections, especially after holding its first campaign rally in Chibombo on Thursday which he has described as a success.

President Banda was speaking to journalists upon arrival at the Chipata Airport on Friday.

President Banda who arrived at about 16:25 hours is accompanied by first lady Thandiwe Banda, former Parliamentary Chief Whip Vernon Mwaanga, former Vice President Enock Kavindele and United Liberal party President Sakwiba Sikota among others.

The President was received at the airport by Eastern Province Permanent Secretary Eularia Mwale, Inspector General of Police Francis Kabonde, senior MMD and government officials.

And President Banda says the MMD is confident all its adopted parliamentary and local government candidates have successfully filed in their nominations

The President hopes the opposition has also managed as some parties had not released their list of adopted candidates for the September 20, polls.

President Banda is in Eastern Province where he is on Saturday expected to hold a public rally at Chipata Golf Course.

On Sunday, President Banda is expected to hold another rally in Mfuwe.

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