Hakainde Hichilema, the newly elected president of Zambia has held talks with his rival Edgar Lungu and Zambia’s former president Rupiah Banda.
Hichilema took to social media to reveal that he had positive talks with the two former presidents.
“We held a cordial meeting with President Edgar Chagwa Lungu, Fourth President, Rupiah Bwezani Banda, AU Chief election Observer, Former Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma and Commonwealth Chief observer, Former Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete.
The meeting centered around the betterment of our country and its future.
We remain committed to ensuring a united and developed Zambia for all.
We will endeavour to work round the clock and indeed ensure a country everyone can call home because what divides us is smaller than our Country’s aspirations.
I Thank Your Excellencies President Lungu, President Banda, President Kikwete and President Koroma for showing that Africa is indeed blessed.
May God Bless our Country,” he posted.
Edgar Lungu also took to social media to reveal that he held positive talks with President Hakainde Hichilema.
“Earlier today the President-elect Mr Hakainde Hichilema and I met at the residence of our 4th Republican President Rupiah Banda, where we held a meeting with the Commonwealth Chief Observer, the former Tanzanian President, Jakaya Kikwete and AU Chief election Observer, former Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma.
We discussed matters concerning our country’s future.
The meeting was held in a cordial atmosphere and I wish to thank all the leaders who were present.
We continue putting our nation first,” posted Lungu.