Mwanawasa says he was not seeking PF attention

I am rather baffled albeit saddened that in your article pertaining to the rejected candidates of today’s watchdog edition, you have insinuated that I wanted the PF’s attention. I wish to kindly ask that you check your source of information thoroughly.

At no time did I apply for the forthcoming Kafulafuta bye election on the PF ticket or any other ticket for that matter. I was interviewed by Xavier from TheTimes and if you cared to listen to the recorded interview I had with him you would have discovered that I was not even holding my breath or remotely thinking that the powers that be would adopt me, in spite of the fact that I continue to have cordial relations with the PF leadership.

You may have noticed that I have been on a hiatus from politics and shall remain as such until I see it fit to return. I confess I am an avid reader of the watchdog just as I am of any other periodical, however it is disheartening to read falsehoods or half truths especially if they involve me or any of my family members dead or alive. I remain optimistic that you will continue to offer a selfless service to the nation and international community at large but reiterate that your stories are thoroughly checked.

I remain sincerely yours, Patrick Mwanawasa.

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52 Responses to "Mwanawasa says he was not seeking PF attention"

  1. DD yakakana  June 24, 2013 at 20:51

    Patrick,get Organised you had made a good decision to join PF , its had your father’s legacy to join opposition to me i feel you had made adecision.

    Now as an envearity things have failed to work the way you planed just stay between the the lines you father’s leagacy is required by zambia through you, when we look at you we all remember the big man’s leagacy

    I have loved your speech stick to matured and wise people for advise Patrick

    thankyou

  2. hastings  June 24, 2013 at 14:30

    Patrick never loved his father going by his liking for pf, period.

  3. Wizkid  June 24, 2013 at 13:53

    So you were too young to know that your father was sacrifeced by sata shame on you patric

  4. Snepa  June 24, 2013 at 13:30

    The boy is useless. Patrick go back to MMD. Look at Kunda’s son keeping his father’s legasy. What about you Patrick? Zero, you are now even scared to go for an election.shame!!!!!

  5. tembani  June 24, 2013 at 13:03

    It is a shame to see such a young man who infact insulted)) RB right center and forward just because mmd rejected him to stand on on there ticket, now it is PF that has rejected him. Young man you are still very young to via for higher offices. Start on lower organs of leadership – ward level or branch leval etc. Secondly your late father would not have any thing to do with sata.a man who deneaned him while he was taken ill.

  6. prof morris johnson litia  June 24, 2013 at 13:02

    Zambia needs big brained young men like u

  7. confu.  June 24, 2013 at 12:54

    very very wise patrick! the WD is the RUDE TUBE the aromatic fora of free speech.Never Mind stick to your principles. your cool and sane response is befitting the big Mwanawasa legacy

  8. Suggestor  June 24, 2013 at 11:50

    Patrick also be honest who are you trying to kid here, you petitioned because you wanted yourself in that and it had nothing to do with principles. We understand for the sake of the hefty benefits you are currently receiving from this govt, you elect to remain quiet until the serpent shall bite you then you shall come out of your circumstance imposed cacoon

  9. Rusco  June 24, 2013 at 09:27

    Oh, I wished people would learn to accept what they are exactly. To be a politician is to be a good bait for being dishonest. Try your lucky young mwanawasa and see how your brains will be eroded. Look at the DOG seller, he can no longer sell DOGS now but has grown big Headed.

  10. Mpumba Mikowa  June 24, 2013 at 08:54

    Very mature reaction from this young man.I like it.Keep it up.

  11. lungu  June 24, 2013 at 05:08

    Ah please. So if you are on hiatus or pilatus, why did you petition the results? Why were you saying the party leadership has not called me? to me you are just s weakling who cant stand on your principles. You are just trying to exploit your father’s name yo get more for chibuku. In fact, in this statement, you are not categorically deny wanting to be adopted

    • UWALENGA  June 24, 2013 at 06:58

      This is a very foolish response to good well written article. Patrick petitioned his result on principle. I bet he is more principled than the author of this idiocy. why cant you use your fathers name as well? maybe he was just a nobody not worth emulating

      • Tateyoyo  June 24, 2013 at 08:10

        Spot on

  12. Shagarin  June 24, 2013 at 02:38

    I’m proud of yo response, keep yo cool.~ Every good THING comes to them that are patient.~Don’t respond to those who are trying to ensnare you!.YOUR SILENCE WILL SPEAK !!!, & shame them!

  13. james kanganingani  June 23, 2013 at 23:36

    Thanks for a mature and dignified response. Remain focussed.Ignore those that may want to insult and demean for no apparent reason. And don’t forget to glorify him in heaven all the time.

  14. king pompwe !! loud mouth..  June 23, 2013 at 23:04

    P.a. Fool does nt like wisemen ..likes wise fools

  15. MOYO AND MULE  June 23, 2013 at 23:00

    Ba Bossano you ask mr Lubinda Linyama he’z a lawyer in 2005 he was the best student at ZIALE and are good friends with parick mwanawasa.bythen patric was in UK in school of law.hez a big brain too.

  16. Bossano  June 23, 2013 at 22:00

    This is one useless boy who walked out of state house bwamba bwamba.. With not evem a diploma or a certificate in typing

    • First Time  June 23, 2013 at 22:18

      That is your view however it may not reflect reality. Moreover, it is not always about academic achievements but it is about what you do with those qualifications. The term performance come in play. Does it mean that only those with diplomas, certificates, degrees can perform. However, it is imperative to note that performance is a highly contested concept. Some have argued that it can be measured by outcomes, others have refuted this notion. Conversely, diploma in what? Does it matter which field? Diploma in domestic and needle work?

  17. First Time  June 23, 2013 at 21:48

    Well done Patrick! This is the way to respond and not with insults. You are now growing up mwaice wandi. Keep it up. Miss your company in the UK but will soon relocate to Zambia. On this planet you cannot impress everyone. The media can build you up and can also destroy you. Diplomacy is the key in this turbulent political atmosphere.

  18. Kantakarous and karfworfwor President  June 23, 2013 at 21:26

    Very mature reaction. How I wished you were this mature when you were in active politics as opposed to the insults you showered Rupiah Banda-a man fit to be your grandfather.

  19. Evelyn Hone College/Kariba Hostel  June 23, 2013 at 21:25

    I, personall, will always consider you a P.F.ool…

  20. Puungwa  June 23, 2013 at 21:21

    Waamba kabotu patrick,tanguna ulyolole musankwa.watch see where the wind blows before you decide.

  21. British Caledonian  June 23, 2013 at 21:18

    Very eloquently written response.

    It reminds me of the Zambia we once had.

  22. food  June 23, 2013 at 21:11

    Dog seller visas Patrick

  23. NewZambia  June 23, 2013 at 21:07

    IT IS VERY CLEAR THE PF DONT NEED HIM…HE’S OF NO VALUE TO THEM….

  24. EMMY  June 23, 2013 at 20:59

    You are very young with a bright future ahead of you. If you have ambitions of serving this country Zambia, ask yourself two questions.
    Do you wish to serve as a leader or as a politician? If you wish to serve as a politician, then become a member of a political party either actively or in the back ground. If you wish to serve as a leader, then wait for your season for leadership goes with season and occasion.

    Politicians serve political parties but leaders serve masses. Politicians are always made by political parties but leaders are made by occasions and that occasion for young would be leaders has not yet come. If you wish to go by leadership direction, then forget about PF. PF has no future for the young people. PF is for the old and it will soon perish with them. Yes we all know you as the son of the former late President, but the question is what have you done to be given the mandate to serve?

  25. EMMY  June 23, 2013 at 20:58

    Patrick you are very young with a bright future ahead of you. If you have ambitions of serving this country Zambia, ask yourself two questions.
    Do you wish to serve as a leader or as a politician? If you wish to serve as a politician, then become a member of a political party either actively or in the back ground. If you wish to serve as a leader, then wait for your season for leadership goes with season and occasion.

    Politicians serve political parties but leaders serve masses. Politicians are always made by political parties but leaders are made by occasions and that occasion for young would be leaders has not yet come. If you wish to go by leadership direction, then forget about PF. PF has no future for the young people. PF is for the old and it will soon perish with them. Yes we all know you as the son of the former late President, but the question is what have you done to be given the mandate to serve?

  26. Riddick  June 23, 2013 at 20:39

    There’s no way some one can be called a straight shooter if you have a relationship with pf thugs he that walks with the wise shall himself. Be wise what happens when one walks with fools and thieves just asking

    • neverseenanidiotlikeyouallmylife!  June 24, 2013 at 09:38

      he becomes Riddick!..Yack!

  27. banji  June 23, 2013 at 20:39

    Excellent rebuttal. Each time i read about Patrick am reminded of that distinguished lawyer and wonderful President that left an indelible mark in my life, indeed we lost a true elegant Leader that will be difficult to replace.

  28. Centre Back Of Democracy  June 23, 2013 at 20:18

    Well rebutted article. But then my wonder is what the hell you are doing in a party filled with Liers, Decievers, illiterates and violence prone characters. Shouldn’t you be mingling with educated people who can use their brains for the benefit of this great country?

    • john malaiti  June 23, 2013 at 21:30

      If not UPND which party does your feeble mind think of? Taulasumina?

    • Yaba  June 23, 2013 at 23:31

      Ibwe George Chella what is wrong with you!!

      Just shut up

  29. Fountain of Wisdom  June 23, 2013 at 20:16

    ONLY A BOOBY AND NINNYHAMMER BELIEVES EVERYTHING WRITTEN HERE.

    • Kay  June 23, 2013 at 20:26

      I suppose you believe the ZAMBEEF aldehyde paranoia from your masters.

  30. The Silent One  June 23, 2013 at 20:15

    I urge you to reflect deeply on your future in politics during your hiatus. This nation needs young men and women like you to move it forward. Your late father is a shining example of men and women in our politics who refused to succumb to opportunism and political patronage. Follow his steps. It will even help you to determine whether or not you are associating with the right grouping.

  31. Ola  June 23, 2013 at 20:12

    THIS BOY HAS GROWN. I AM ALSO VERY HAPPY WITH THE WAY HE HAS SHOWN HIS ANGER. HANDS UP MWAICE AND KEEP IT UP. I THINK YOU NOW HAVE A GOOD PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER THAN LAST TIME IN 2011 WHEN YOU BRASTED ZAMBIAN WATCHDOG CARELESSLY.BE ASSURED THAT ZAMBIAN WATCHDOG ARE WELL INFORMED TO PUBLISH EVEN YOUR COMMENT.

  32. Simon  June 23, 2013 at 20:06

    Am impressed in the manner he puts his complent, I wonder Y the PF ddnt give him a deplomatic job. He is young but mature in his ways of doing things. Am also surprised to notice that PF has wise membership as he. I use to think it has only deem men like fatty Kambwili who wud have insulted to here calling people chaps just because he is in power now

  33. Kay  June 23, 2013 at 19:59

    Those of you who have done some elementary psychology know that this boy is complaining about the Pf but he is trying to be dignified about it.

    The truth is as long as he continues to pretend to have ‘cordial’ relationships with the PF, the ‘hiatus’ will be the status quo and I don’t think he has the wisdom to read between the lines.

    • NewZambia  June 23, 2013 at 21:06

      look people in fact u can see that the pf dont need him anymore, he is of no value to them…

  34. Nate  June 23, 2013 at 19:53

    Very mature response Patrick. That is the kind of calmness one anticipates from someone seeking public office. Thumbs up man.

  35. J M  June 23, 2013 at 19:50

    This boy is a total Coward.He has always wanted to be an MP n Wonder wat he is Scared of.

  36. tomly  June 23, 2013 at 19:49

    ZWD & him, who z lyin????

    • KwaZulu-Natal  June 24, 2013 at 06:21

      The same stuped boy.

  37. J M  June 23, 2013 at 19:48

    Bakushafye Chikala

  38. ANTI-SATAN  June 23, 2013 at 19:46

    very diplomatic, i can see you are coming up in your fathers footstep & i think the big man somewhere is proud of you. keep it up.

    • Mucking  June 24, 2013 at 03:41

      Do what you know is best for you

  39. Mmende  June 23, 2013 at 19:40

    Small boy just enjoy ur beer b4 we feast on ur lack of principles. How do u explain ur association with pipo that played a part in sending ur dady to his early grave?

    • MMD Cadre  June 24, 2013 at 08:37

      Indeed, why do you want to dine and wine with those PF wolves who sent your father to his early grave. Your father was the greatest President this nation ever produced. If you want our respect, emulate him. It is even a shame that you call yourself Mwanawasa’s son at the same-time sharing the same bed with PF. Mwanawasa would even puke at the mention of PF and Sata.

      • Wisdom  June 24, 2013 at 09:12

        Spot on.

  40. Kebby  June 23, 2013 at 19:39

    Wachilemba kabotu cikuwa muchende. Sorry mwana i am the hardworking watchdog team have heard.

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