Opposition United Party for National Development UPND President Hakainde Hichilema has appointed Mutale Nalumango as his Vice President ahead of this year’s August general elections.

Speaking at a Press Briefing in Lusaka today, Mr. Hichilema congratulated Ms. Nalumango and said his party’s goal is to re-unite the country without any segregation.

He said the aim is to take basic social amenities to all parts of the country once elected into power.

And speaking after being appointed, Ms. Nalumango said she accepted the responsibility because she has confidence in the Zambian people.

Ms. Nalumango said she will allow herself to be used for the betterment of the Zambians.