UPND vice-president Geoffrey Mwamba has donated K300, 000 to marketeers, youths and taxi drivers in Kasama’s River Rest area as part of Youth Day celebrations.
According to a statement issued by the UPND media team, Mwamba had pledged to make the donation during the party’s card renewal exercise on Saturday.
“K100,000 was to be shared among Taxi Drivers, K100,000 among the Marketeers and K100,000 among the Youths to bring the total to K300,000, irrespective of whether one is UPND or PF,” the UPND media team said.
On Sunday and yesterday morning, hundreds of Kasama residents flocked to GBM’s house urging him to make good on his promise.
And Northern Province UPND vice chairman for mobilization Jackson Simutenda accused the ruling Patriotic Front of having subjected Zambians to poverty.
“In UPND ,we want all the poor Youths,Marketeers and Taxi Drivers to be empowered whether PF or UPND. Tatwakwata akapatulula nakalya(We do not marginalize at all).When we take over leadership, we shall ensure all Zambians regardless of their political affiliation benefit from the national cake,” the UPND media team quoted Simutenda as saying.