By Patrick Soko
President Edgar Chagwa Lungu has congratulated the National Democratic Congress and its alliance partners for their victory in Roan.
The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has won its first Parliamentary seat in Roan Constituency.
NDC’s Joseph Chishala polled 8, 665 beating his closest rival Joel Chibuye of the Patriotic Front who polled 5,533 votes.
“It is not the results I desired but this is Democracy,” says Lungu.
President Lungu has also congratulated the PF candidate and the party for scooping the Bahati election.
Giving a postmortem view of the just ended by-elections, Presidential Spokesperson Amos Chanda said President Lungu congratulated the two candidates and those who won the Local Government Elections.
“Democracy is a system of governance we willingly gave ourselves so we must abide by its dictates.”
12th April 2019