Opposition leader Raila Odinga has congratulated Zambia’s opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema after winning the elections.
Raila through his official Faceebook page said A free, fair, credible and verifiable election always certainly return the will of the people”
“I take this earliest opportunity to congratulate my friend Hakainde Hichilema and the United Party of National Development (UPND) of Zambia for the decisive victory in the presidential election. Amidst an unprecedented public health challenge, the Zambian people have made Africa proud for conducting a successful election,” said the opposition leader Raila Odinga who has vied for presidency in the county but defeated by the incumbent presidents.
He garnered 2,810,757 votes against Lungu’s 1,814,201.
“A free, fair, credible and verifiable election always certainly return the will of the people. It is my hope that this election strengthens the democratic life of your Zambia, brings more prosperity to the people and reminds fellow Africans elsewhere that nothing is impossible. I wish you the best of luck in the days and years ahead.