Mulongoti apologises to opposition for supporting PF during elections

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Former MMD Works and Supply minister Mike Mulongoti has apologised for supporting President Michael Sata during last year’s general elections.

Speaking as a guest at the UPND Secretariat this morning where combined opposition party leaders and members of parliament held a joint press conference, Mulongoti said he campaigned for PF because he was fighting for his survival.

“I know that when I was campaigning for the PF many people in MMD and other opposition parties were affected but I was also fighting for my own survival. I had to survive,” said Mulongoti as MMD MPs shouted at him to say sorry.

And Mulongoti said President Sata recently called him to express his bitterness over his attacks on the PF government.

“President Sata called me before he traveled to America, he said ‘you Mulongoti, why are you supporting UPND on this public order act? I know the UPND want to make you vice-president.’ But I asked the President I said how come president Hichilema has not told me about that. I told the President that I supported him during the elections because I supported democracy,” Mulongoti said.

He said President Sata got angry with his response and cut the line.

“When I reminded him that he was failing to govern this country he got angry and cut the line. That was the last time that he spoke to me. I am very happy to see this kind of unity from the opposition, this is what we need, we have to fight the PF injustices together as a united opposition,” Mulongoti said.

Speaking at the same function, UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema described President Sata as a brutal dictator.

“Many Zambians did not know this but some of us saw this a long time ago. You have a dictator at State House, I am not talking about just a dictator but a brutal dictator.” In the history of this country it is happening for the first time that people need to get a police permit to walk or drive on public roads, Its the first time that the opposition are not allowed to hold meetings,” Hichilema said.

He further demanded for the immediate release of MMD president Nevers Mumba who is at Kanfinsa prison with four of his MPs.

MMD vice-president administration Dr Brian Chituwo and vice-president political Michael Kaingu, ADD leader Charles Milupi, political analyst Dante Sounders among others joined hands in condemning what they termed as the beginning of a dictatorship rule by the PF government

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112 Responses to Mulongoti apologises to opposition for supporting PF during elections

  1. mulongoti is no longer a factor in politics, after looking for employment in the PF govt and did’t get any and he wants to frustrate them. Mulongoti is a political Zombie who only looks at his belly without caring for many Zambians. HE IS SELFISH!!!!!!

    only the truth will set you free - December 13, 2012
    20:21

  2. Gangnam style type of leadership

    tell the truth - December 13, 2012
    20:06

  3. It is Autocratic leadership style. THE GANGNAM STYLE

    tell the truth - December 13, 2012
    20:03

  4. Debate issues do not insult please

    rockly - December 13, 2012
    15:50

  5. Mulongoti,has no job and nothing to offer;so forget about him,is a finished chap.

    Tika - December 13, 2012
    15:24

  6. at least he has admittded that he is a fool. Sad for those idiots jumping on the chi sinking ubwato now they will all drown soon. Cant wait to see greedy big belly mwamba gasping for breath

    kaponya - December 13, 2012
    14:30

  7. Mr. Mulongoti`s stand in politics is questionable one wonders what he is looking for. If anything he has nothing to offer on the political scene. Clearly he is a job seeker because he has behaved like a turn coat and a poor judge who is judging the PF so early in less than 5 years.

    Chaz wa Chaz - December 13, 2012
    11:50

  8. Chanda Chimba iii and I knew and warned u

    BOKKOHARAM MAIDUGURI - December 13, 2012
    11:18

  9. Mulongoti is a little chimpanzee; he even has the balls to admit he was fighting for survival? The Zambians who voted for Ukwa have blood on their hands and have landed us in this mess, shame on you all.

    Gen. Petraeus - December 13, 2012
    10:44

  10. @Engineer.Well observed.The new party should not be ‘MASS DEMOCRATIC MOVEMENT-MDM’ but ‘UNITED DEMOCRATIC MOVEMENT-UDM’.It will a rebranding of the opposition parties together.This will flush out the CNPs party.

    Observer - December 13, 2012
    08:47

  11. “Mulongoti said he campaigned for PF because he was fighting for his survival”

    You still trust this guy? Mulongoti has no sound judgement.

    blago - December 13, 2012
    08:34

    • Mona mulongoti sata has failed to recognize your support in his presidential victory.So l feel for u coz you will not survive now and please note that you are not such a public figure that can even surely convince us that u campaigned for sata and the titanic.Look,you can’t campaign for some one whilst u failed to campagn for yo own position in mmd.ufwa iwe tawaufwika.

      Chambuleni kelvin m - December 13, 2012
      19:51

  12. Apologies not accepted, you where simply being an opportunitist and repenting because you havent been given a job, fuseki you caused this mess

    Vilifier - December 13, 2012
    08:06

  13. only time will tell. whatever goes up comes down. “catakamana cakayoosya”.”bakali balainda pele mazila alacaala”. everything has its own time.

    DJ franco - December 13, 2012
    05:57

  14. Even funerals assembly need a permit?

    sharp-shooter nationalist - December 13, 2012
    02:28

  15. THE TRUTH IS THAT HE HAS REPENTED OF HIS PAST ACTION.THERE IS POWER IN UNITY.THE BATTLE IS THE LORDS

    ftj - December 13, 2012
    02:20

    • Why repenting now? But you guys really dumb and fooled? I can’t believe it.

      Mulongoti - December 13, 2012
      08:00

  16. Who can vote for u mr mulongoti.save yo dignity

    Netta - December 12, 2012
    20:20

  17. You useless man.Go to HELL!!!

    Kay Hummer - December 12, 2012
    19:41

  18. if u can’t 4give then y shud u be 4given by God unless u 4give mulongoti u will not be 4give,the man has confessed why he…. and he needs 2 be 4given.

    muleya - December 12, 2012
    19:19

  19. Whatever his weaknesses and arrogance, I applaud the man for coming out crisp about his weakness. It takes courage beyond that, I think it is important to learn lessons; an enemy of my enemy is not necessarily my friend.

    M.L. Martin - December 12, 2012
    19:08

  20. this is very good Mr mulongoti we should fight this savage called Micheal Sata with one voice.. I encourage all UPND, MMD and disgruntled PF members of parliament to immediately resign so that we can force a general election.My fellow Zambians this is the only chance we can have an election to remove this incompetent leader named Sata!!

    asasaasas - December 12, 2012
    18:58

  21. Until we begin to fight for our democracy and country’s survival,Zambia will remain backward. Many political leaders are just fighting for own survival and this is why we see this kind of leadership by the PF!

    Mubanga - December 12, 2012
    18:20

  22. He is surrounded by his family and close relative, how can they criticize him?

    No Name - December 12, 2012
    18:19

  23. Kekekeke,kikikikiki black tobacco stained,No no no gentlemen whoever wrote dat message learn 2 respect elders he is our head of state,he may b wrong bt u dnt ve 2 insult him jst tackle the issue at hand,God 4give u

    Bloooo - December 12, 2012
    18:19

  24. Stop playing Zambians like football.
    Mr. Mulongoti, some of us have not forgotten how arrogant you behaved towards Zambians when President Levy was alive.”you walked on water” You patronised and belittled any Zambian that saw otherwise. Leaders are servants of the people and not the other way round bwana. I cannot trust you and many Zambian ought not trust you. Stop playing Gods poeple like football. What legacy do you have in government?

    Clearly President Sata and PF were better choice for survival of Zambia. MMD made ultra corruption new normal. The country was at the brink of being ‘sold to China under RB and you Mr. Mulongoti. Have you forgotten just how much money Chinese bribed MMD for, it was like monopoly money. President Levy tried his best to fight corruption but he was alone. You seem bitter with President Sata and PF for not rewarding you, you sound like HH very selfish. I am not impreesed with President Sata fight aganist corruption either.

    Donn Mwala - December 12, 2012
    18:18

  25. There is only one party in zed were all useless,job seekers,lazy,visionless pipo go.
    A reward of 10pin airtym to will b given to da 1 whose going to guess which party is dc?

    Martin ms - December 12, 2012
    18:01

    • pf..!may i have my airtym plz!

      The Bully - December 13, 2012
      10:57

  26. Wainyelawilafye. No future for you.

    Chikalantomba - December 12, 2012
    18:00

  27. Frustrated, RB kicked out and you thought PF will accept your load of shit? Wainyelawilafye bu-ka-la bobe.

    Chikalantomba - December 12, 2012
    17:59

  28. Why are not talking about the public order act not Mulongoti please.Are we not seeing this brutal leadership unvailing its vernoms too soon.

    Voiceless - December 12, 2012
    17:56

  29. We are yet to find anyone given a post who will condemn MCS on account of misrule!

    cynic - December 12, 2012
    17:49

  30. Awe naikosa mu zed.

    Idah Kay Barry - December 12, 2012
    17:26

  31. Ba sata u ar gud leader.mutwalile

    SyNcronizer - December 12, 2012
    17:17

  32. My goodness! Why does anyone even entertain this…this moron? Mr Mulongoti should just get himself a farm and retire in quiet and peace.

    Sumerian - December 12, 2012
    17:14

  33. It is good to analyse ones own actions. Mr Mulongoti you have done your part to acknowledge your part you played.

    Honest - December 12, 2012
    17:08

  34. Mulongoti is useless

    Nut cracker - December 12, 2012
    16:59

  35. Sata speaks and reasons with his black tobacco stained anus, i mean his munyero

    Mulenga Sata - December 12, 2012
    16:56

    • SO THIS HOW YOU ARE TAUGHT IN YOUR FAMILY TO INSULT ELDERS SHAME.

      bxcbc kabwe - December 13, 2012
      11:55

  36. Poverty is not only a disease,even if mulongoti stand as a president I don’t he(mulongoti) can vote 4 himself coz he can’t trust himself, kwelula mwela.

    marv - December 12, 2012
    16:54

  37. A frustratd position seeker.

    SyNcronizer - December 12, 2012
    16:48

  38. Wat cn mulongoti tel us 2day.he shud just state dat he hoped and longed 4 a position whicb he has not bn given.nw he is frustratd and forms a party.

    SyNcronizer - December 12, 2012
    16:45

  39. we saw this coming..Ukwa has failed to govern Zambia..let him move out so we can have better leaders..Mike Mulongoti..join UPND and contribute well..

    smart thinker - December 12, 2012
    16:42

  40. Jackson - December 12, 2012
    16:40

  41. This is what the POA says: “4) Every person who intends to assemble or convene a public meeting,procession or demonstration shall give police at least seven days notice of that person’s intention to assemble or convene such a meeting, procession or demonstration…7. Any assembly, meeting or procession-
    (a) for which a permit is required under subsection (4) of section five and which takes place without the issue of such permit; or
    (b) in which three or more persons taking part neglect or refuse to obey any direction or order given under subsection (3) or (7) of section five;shall be deemed to be an unauthorised assembly, and all persons taking part in such assembly, meeting or procession and, in the case of an assembly, meeting or procession for which no permit has been issued, all persons taking part in convening, calling or directing such assembly, meeting or procession may be arrested without a warrant and shall on conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding one thousand five hundred penalty units or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding six months, or to both.” Now show me how Sata has misused the law

    Jackson - December 12, 2012
    16:37

    • jackson you are a big foolish fat animal

      bashi dr economist - December 12, 2012
      16:59

      • and you are an illiterate dr economist you can’t understand a simple piece of legislature. Ati Economist!

        Jackson - December 12, 2012
        18:16

    • Your public order act is vegue! I haven’t seen any one arresting a banch of Zambian proceeding for chilaga mulilo coz am sure thy don’t get permits. Now how do u know maybe Mumba had gone to seek traditional advice from her royol highness

      Omar-Trulis - December 12, 2012
      17:08

      • Bwana follow the link I have provided above and read for your self. Don’t be afraid of acquiring a little more knowledge, it doesn’t hurt!

        Jackson - December 12, 2012
        18:18

    • Urine diluted brains. That is why we do not want to part of this failed State where if your belly is full of shit, all is well, the rest do not matter.

      LINYUNGANDAMBO - December 15, 2012
      07:05

  42. Mulongoti is muselela kwakaba. Now you have no place in any potfolios whether in opposition and pf. where do you fit are where are you in political arena today big man?

    Seleni - December 12, 2012
    16:21

  43. mulongoti u are sick

    me - December 12, 2012
    16:20

  44. U are an idiot.

    profet - December 12, 2012
    16:17

  45. mulongoti for president! I mean it!

    ngrsfvg - December 12, 2012
    16:16

  46. Mulongoti is a thief,I can not trust him.Its good that he hsa said he wanted to be saved from prosecution.

    shame - December 12, 2012
    16:13

    • Justify yo statement.

      Twachula - December 12, 2012
      20:05