EIU prediction of UPND victory mere speculation – PF

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Davis Chama

Davis Chama

The ruling PF has rubbished predictions from the Economic Intelligence Unit that the opposition UPND will win the August 2016 elections.

The EIU in its April forecast report predicted that the UPND will emerge victorious in the August elections especially that former Vice President Miles Sampa and Democratic Front leader Miles Sampa have partnered to support the UPND.

But in an interview, PF Secretary General Davies Chama said the EIU April forecast is mere speculations and that the PF is not bothered by such reports.

Chama said it is impossible for the UPND to win this year’s poll alleging that the party is not popular.

He said the PF is guaranteed of victory because of the many developmental projects it has implemented.

Chama said the EIU is an organisation that depends on biased analysis from people that are aligned to the UPND.

He said the PF broke off from a pact with the UPND after it realised that the UPND was not as popular as it claims.

Chama said the PF has delivered unprecedented development in the four and half years it has been in government to warrant its staying in power.

He said the PF interacts with the real voters on the ground unlike the UPND that relies on fictitious predictions for its campaigns.

“The real people on the ground know that the PF is the only party for Zambia, these EIU people can write whatever they want to write but they don’t even vote. The PF has delivered and Zambians know this and this is why come August 11, they will vote for the PF,” Chama said.

Chama said the EIU does not have any credibility and authority to predict who will win the next general election in Zambia.

“The problem with the UPND is that they live in their own world, they think they are very popular and yet they are not. This is their undoing in most elections,” he said.

The PF Secretary General said the ruling party has even started entering the traditional strongholds of the UPND.

“We are now very strong in Southern Province, Western, North Western and Eastern Province. We have a national wide appeal and that makes us even more strong,” he said.

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6 Responses to EIU prediction of UPND victory mere speculation – PF

  1. Mr Chama while you are free to dispel these predictions, it will be naïve for you to claim UPND is not popular. If the 2015 presidential by-election is anything to go by, in which the ‘unpopular’ HH almost clinched a victory then PF better wake up and do its home work. In fact it means both HH and ECL are unpopular because the difference between them was unprecedentedly small

    Tim
    April 15, 2016 at 5:23 am
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  2. By the time, Sir, when you jump out of the self imposed slumber it will be too late! Life is not static but revolutionary just like a wheel which keeps on turning! And as it rotates new places are reached!

    Stan Cj.
    April 15, 2016 at 6:03 am
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  3. God, Give Us HH as Our Zambian President This Year.

    Jata Noiluma
    April 15, 2016 at 8:04 am
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  4. E-Zambia Intelligence Unit (EIU) has stated that PF will again win

    muchima
    April 15, 2016 at 8:51 am
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  5. MR CHAMA IS NOT IN TUNE WITH REALITY.

    HE THINKS PEOPLE EAT ROADS, HOSPITALS AND SCHOOLS.

    THEY HAVE FAILED TO STOCK UTH WITH MEDICINES, HOW ARE THEY GOING TO MANAGE THE HOSPITALS THEY HAVE CONSTRUCTED.

    THEY HAVE FAILED TO RUN TWO UNIVERSITIES, HOW ARE THEY GOING TO MANAGE THE OTHER UNIVERSITIES THEY HAVE CONSTRUCTED.

    SATA HAD THE PLAN. THE CURRENT PF IS BLANK. KUYABEBELE, HH COMING IN.

    afcon phiri
    April 15, 2016 at 9:09 am
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  6. Ba Chama , mwilaibepa, nikwisa, uko mwaba popular? Are people going to eat roads, buildings, bridges? What a waste of energy mwe fipuba mwe, mwanya kuya bebele., aleisa aleisa, no jokes at all

    Mutale chomba
    April 16, 2016 at 1:26 am
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