The Patriotic Front (PF) government could collapse anytime before the end of their term and the country could be forced to go for early elections because God is not happy with the bad governance by President Sata’s regime, Alliance for Better Zambia (ABZ) president Frank Bwalya has warned.
And ABZ has charged that Zambians should also forget about having an independent judiciary because President Sata was crushing the judiciary so that he could have a compliant bench.
Father Bwalya has stated that Zambia could have early elections not because the people would call and demand for them but that the early elections could be caused by natural calling.
Fr Bwalya said God was in-charge of the country and that he was not happy with the way his people were being governed by the Patriotic Front government with Mr Sata as the Head of State.
He said it was possible that the country could be heading for early elections because there was a lot of disenchantment among the citizens about how the nation was being governed which could lead to the collapse of the PF government.
Fr Bwalya said he was foreseeing a situation where the PF government would collapse and the country would be forced to hold early general elections long before 2016.
“I can see a situation where the Patriotic Front government can collapse and we can have early elections long before 2016. Having early elections will not come as a result of people calling for them. It will come naturally. It is possible that we can have early election because God is angry with how his people are being governed. God is in-charge and he is not happy how this government is running the affairs of the country,” Fr Bwalya said.
And Fr Bwalya has charged that as long as Mr Sata remained President of the country, Zambians should forget about an independent judiciary because the man did not believe in the separation of powers.
Fr Bwalya said the PF government was breeding lawlessness and anarchy by attempting to destroy the judiciary warning that no country would be able to run without an independent judiciary.
He explained that while a country would run without a president and the legislature, it was not possible to do so without the judiciary because there would be lawlessness in the country.
He said the PF government has clearly shown that they have no respect for the rule of law by disobeying court orders adding this was a recipe for political anarchy.
Fr Bwalya has said that it was regrettable that the judiciary has been thrown into shambles by the PF government and that Zambia had become a laughing stock at the international community.
Fr Bwalya explained that the people who knew and interacted with Mr Sata when he was in the MMD have been saying that it was not possible to re-brand the man because he has always been a man with erratic characteristics.
“The people who interacted with Mr Sata when he was in the MMD warned us that the man could not be rebranded but we did not listen. Now, the judiciary is in shambles and we have become a laughing stock. He has been insisting that acting Chief Justice Lombe Chibesakunda should be confirmed when she does not qualify. As long as Mr Sata remains president, Zambians should forget about an independent judiciary and even the judges know this,” Fr Bwalya said.
He observed that the judiciary was the heart and lifeline of any country that should never be subjected to political pressure by the executive.
“The country can run without a president but you cannot have an ad hock judiciary. The judiciary is like the heart of a human being and if subjected to unnecessary pressure, you can suffer from a heart attack. At the rate things are going in the country, the judiciary can easily suffer a heart attack and that would mean anarchy in the country,” Fr Bwalya said.