LUMEZI Member of Parliament Pilila Jere believes that no one should hope to ascend to a leadership position by sheer luck.
Her mantras are hard work and focus, which have gotten her to the place where she is today and the position she holds as lawmaker.
A position she might have missed by a wink had it not been for the constituents who believed in her and urged her to stand as an independent candidate after she was not adopted by her party, the Patriotic Front (PF), during the 2016 elections.
That she was not picked by her party was like a stab in the chest because she was popular with the grassroots in the constituency due to the nature of her former job which allowed her to interact with constituents at different levels. CLICK TO READ MORE