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Hapunda is talking nonsense, I will remain UPND MP till 2016 – Siamunene

January 08
06:26 2013

UPND Sinazongwe Member of Parliament Richwell Siamunene has described as mere speculation assertions that he intends to ditch the opposition party for the ruling Patriotic Front.

Mr Siamunene interview with QFM  said assertions by PF Southern province Political Secretary Brian Hapunda that he could follow former Livingstone Member of Parliament Howard Sikwela in ditching the UPND have no truth in them.

He said that he will remain Sinazongwe Member of Parliament under the UPND until 2016.

He added that people should not confuse his liberal style of politics were interacts with both PF and MMD members as an indication that he intends to cross the floor.

Mr Siamunene said that he has never thought of ever joining the Patriotic Front.

He further revealed that the disciplinary charges he was slapped with by the UPND have since been resolved and that he remains a committed member of the opposition party.

Mr Siamunene said that his interest in engaging with Ministers and Permanent Secretaries is merely to advance the interests of the people of Sinazongwe and nothing more.

He added that he will continue to engage with Ministers and Permanent Secretary to bring to their attention the needs of the people of his constituency.

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