By JACKSON MAPAPAYI
FORMER Patriotic Front (PF) North-western province chairman, Jackson Kungo, has joined the race for adoption for Solwezi Central constituency.
Mr Kungo said in Solwezi yesterday that he was seeking to be adopted for the seat in the August polls on the PF ticket because he was desirous to serve the people.
He said his desire to aspire for the parliamentary office was because there was lack of proper representation by the current and previous Members of Parliament (MPs).
“I wish to put it on record that today I announce my intention to aspire as Member of Parliament for Solwezi Central constituency,” he said.
Mr Kungo added that if given a chance to represent the people of Solwezi Central, he would ensure that the road network for township was rehabilitated and ensure clean and safe water for the people.
He advised the electorate to stop voting for candidates on party lines as the people they had been electing were failing to lobby for development.
“I am coming as a son of the soil to help my people in the district to receive development,” he said.
Mr Kungo urged the people of Solwezi to vote for President Edgar Lungu so that the PF Government could continue with the developmental agenda.
He said President Lungu has demonstrated that he was leader for all Zambians, going by the development of infrastructure across the country.