President Edgar Lungu says the people of Roan Constituency have spoken and government should listen.
President Lungu says it is the nature of democracy to win and lose some election.
President Lungu said this when Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland paid a courtesy call on him at State House.
The President joked that he feels like a Manchester United Football Club supporter that has just lost a game.
President Lungu has congratulated the National Democratic Congress -NDC- for winning the Roan Parliamentary seat and the PF for emerging winner in the Bahati Parliamentary by election and other local Government election.
And Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations, Amos Chanda said the President did not except the results that came out of Roan and has urged the PF to conduct an introspection.
Mr. Chanda said the president however respects the outcome of the election because that’s the outcome of a democratic process.
The PF has scooped the Bahati parliamentary seat with landslide victories.
PF Bahati Parliamentary candidate Charles Chalwe polled eleven thousand four hundred and eighty-one votes while UPND’s Justine Bwalya got two thousand three hundred and eighty-one votes.
Meanwhile, NDC- candidate Joseph Chishala has won the Roan Parliamentary by-elections.
Mr. Chishala polled eight thousand six hundred and sixty-five votes beating his closest rival Joel Chibuye of the PF who got five thousand five hundred thirty-three votes.