Chilanga , Mpulungu by-elections slated for 28th October
The additional Chilanga constituency and Kaumbwe ward by – elections in Chilanga and Petauke district, respectively, will also take place on the same date.
This is contained in press release made available to ZANIS by ECZ Public relations Manager Chris Akufuna in Lusaka today.
Mr Akufuna explained that all the requirements applying to the Mpulungu parliamentary and local government by –elections will also apply to the Chilanga Constituency and Kaumbwe ward by-elections.
He has advised voters in the affected areas to seek additional information from the office of the director at the ECZ or the district electoral officers , Town clerks , council secretaries in the respective districts.
The Mpulungu seat fell vacant after the untimely death the area Member of parliament Lameck Chibombamillimo who died in India after an illness last month.
On the other hand, the Chilanga seat fell vacant following the expulsion of the area Member of Parliament Ngandu Magande by the MMD. Also expelled is out spoken Kafulafuta MP George Mpombo.
[ ZANIS ]