The opposition UPND has launched a poaching expedition for embattled defence minister and kasama central member of parliament Geofrey Bwalya Mwamba. Sources within the opposition party have revealed that there’s excitement within the parties top leadership following the defence ministers looming resignation from the rulling party.
According to the sources,UPND president Hakainde Hichilema has called for all stringent tactics to persuade mr Mwamba to join the party even if it means investing into his companies.
The sources further revealed that mr Mwambas resignation from the Pf would be a landmark loss for the rulling party and having him in the opposition would spell success in the UPND. “People are excited in the party,they know mr mwamba is a heavy weight who contributed to the PF victory story last year” “He’s a major funder of PF and the Upnd leadership has resolved that he is a major factor” the source stressed.