Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda says President Edgar Lungu does not agree with the Constitutional Court ruling, but has not stopped former ministers who are willing to pay back from doing so. And Chanda says President Lungu has made it clear that if the Constitutional Court finds him eligible to recontest the presidency in 2021, the ruling party will not force him to stand if he doesn’t want to. Meanwhile, Chanda says the Head of State supports the Political Parties Bill because he wants to see intra-party democracy in the opposition political parties even before they form government. Speaking to News Diggers in an exclusive interview yesterday, Chanda said President Lungu did not…...

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