Dr. Banda officially takes over as UPND Vice president



Former Chairman for Health Committee in the MMD National Executive Committee Dr Canisius Banda has officially joined the UPND and assumed the position of Vice President – Political Affairs.

Dr. Banda was introduced at a press briefing held at the Party’ Secretariat on Thursday, April 25, 2013 by UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema.

Speaking at the briefing Dr. Banda thanked the party for entrusting him with the Vice president position. He said the UPND manifesto presents the best solution to the economic and social challenges facing the country.

Dr. Banda said there was need for unit in the country to be able to fight poverty and bad governance.

And UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema called on his supporters and officials to go on a recruitment drive. Hakainde also thanked the people of Lukulu West for the victory in the April 23 by-election.

Meanwhile UPND is said to be working on modalities to petition Kapiri Mposhi by-election.