RB claims he has delivered election promises

A village in Lundazi district

A village in Lundazi district

President Rupiah Banda says he has delivered some of the promises he made during his campaigns for president of Zambia last year.

President Banda, who arrived in Lundazi yesterday afternoon, said he has worked hard to ensure that his promises were delivered.

He was speaking shortly after he arrived at Lundazi airstrip from Chama district.

He also thanked the people of Lundazi for voting for him in last year’s presidential election, saying Lundazi produced the highest votes in Eastern province.

Meanwhile, President Banda is tomorrow morning expected to meet traditional leaders and MMD party officials after which he will hold a rally at Kaunda Square grounds in the afternoon.

He will fly back to Chipata later in the afternoon.

Mr. Banda will complete his visit to Eastern province and proceed to  Solwezi in North-Western province on Thursday.

Earlier, Lundazi District MMD chairman, Frackson Banda assured the  President that the people in the district were in support of his presidency.

Mr. Banda appealed to the President to contest the presidency in 2011 so that he could start his own term in office.

“This term is not yours, you are merely completing the term of the late President Levy Mwanawasa. You need to start your own,” he said.

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