Over two hundred members of the united party for National Development (UPND) in Masopo village of Choma Central Constituency have ditched their party sighting poor leadership and lack of direction.
PF member of the Central Committee Kebby Mbewe received the defectors and urged them to join the journey of evangelizing the PF message.
Mr Mbewe said the people in Southern Province and other UPND strongholds have realized that they are supporting deceit.
The MCC said belonging to the PF in Southern Province has always been difficult but things have changed.
Mr Mbewe said the prominent members that have left UPND to join PF is a serious indication that PF has penetrated in UPND stronghold.
He urged the people of Choma and other areas in Southern Province to choose between crying when UPND lose or jubilate with PF when they win.
Speaking at the same event, Southern Province Vice Chairperson Leonard Siachona said this year’s election is about development to the people.
He said there is clear indications that UPND is losing again.
Siachona said people of Southern Province should choose development over regionalism.