Konkola Copper Miners in Chingola on the Copperbelt province have applauded President Edgar Lungu and the Patriotic Front government for protecting their jobs at KCM and it’s subsidiaries.

The miners who have launched the ‘ Miners for Edgar Lungu campaign’ have pledged to support the president and his initiatives.The said President Edgar Lungu is an understanding leader who has the interest of people at his heart.

President Edgar Lungu has recieved criticism from the opposition United Party for National Development leader who feels Zambians can not manage to run their own mines.The miners are however happy that the government has given them a chance to run the mines themselves despite Mr Hichilema’s views that only foreign investors should run the said mines.