PF conceed defeat in Solwezi

The ruling Patriotic Front (PF) has conceeded defeat in the Solwezi East by election which has been won by the opposition United Party for National Development.
PF Copperbelt Province official Chanda Kabwe who was part of the campaign team in Solwezi said the party will respect the decision of the people.
Kabwe who was speaking after the UPND candidate Ville Lombanya was declared winner said the people have spoken.
He said the party and the campaign team failed to deliver in the by election and said it will now go back to strategies to ensure it wins the next elections.
Meanwhile newly elected Member of Parliament Ville Lombanya said the victory is the voice by the Zambian people against the PF government.
Lombanya a former Permanent Secretary said the  the vote is a protest against the PF for denying them the much needed development.