On Monday night, PF Copperbelt Youth Chairman Nathan Chanda announced that the PF would on Tuesday hold solidarity march pasts in support of peace and unity, against incitement of xenophobic attacks.
“To all the youths on the Copperbelt Province who may wish to attend a solidarity march in support of peace and unity and against incitement of xenophobic attacks on all foreign investors and riots on the Copperbelt Province. Join us in Ndola tomorrow morning (Tuesday),” Chanda stated.
When contacted to verify if the PF had a permit, Katanga said the protests had been allowed to proceed.
“Yes, we had a notification from the PF in Ndola and Kitwe to hold what they call solidarity… the Ndola district command was informed and the Kitwe command. However, the Kitwe notice was turned down, while the Ndola one was okayed. I am told this will happen to in Ndola,” said Katanga.