PAOGZ PRESS STATEMENT 16TH AUGUST 2021

Mr Hakainde Hichilema

President Elect, Mr Hakainde Hichilema

16TH AUGUST 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Council of Bishops of the Pentecostal Assemblies of God, Zambia wishes to congratulate the President-elect, His Excellency Mr. Hakainde Hichilema of the UPND Alliance for winning this year’s tripartite elections.

The Council would like to further congratulate the people of Zambia for turning out in large numbers to cast their votes in a peaceful manner and commend the Electoral Commission of Zambia for conducting the elections in a professional and transparent manner.

Further, we wish to commend the outgoing 6th Republican President His Excellency Dr. Edgar C. Lungu for his magnanimity to accept the decision of the citizens and we equally thank him for the service he rendered to the nation during his tenure.

We seize this opportunity to call for the sustenance of peace, unity, harmony and love for each other in the nation, as we rally behind the new government in order for us to collectively attain the incremental development and wellbeing that are evident aspirations of all citizens. We are ONE Zambia, ONE Nation.

May the blessings of the Lord Jesus Christ rest on our great nation.

Issued by: Bishop Dr. Joshua HK Banda
Presiding Bishop – Pentecostal Assemblies of God (PAOG) Zambia
President- Pentecostal Assemblies of Africa (PAOA)- Southern Africa Region