The MMD in Western Province has disclosed that the Provincial Committee will field in six members to contest different National Executive Committee (NEC) positions during the MMD convention which is scheduled to take from the 5th -7th April 2011 in Kabwe.
Provincial Chairman Simasiku Namakando said the Provincial Committee is busy campaigning for the six candidates from Western Province because there are committed and hardworking members whom once elected will help enhance development in the party and country as a whole.
He named the six candidates as Michael Mabenga who be defending his position as MMD National Chairman, Michael Kaingu as National Treasurer and Geoffrey Lungwagwa as chairman for Education.
Others are Situmbuko Musokotwane as chairman for Finance, Austin Liato as Chairman for Labour and Sikwibele Mwapela as National trustee.
Meanwhile, Mr. Namakando said the party in the province is very strong on the grass roots and will rally behind President Rupiah Banda during elections.
He said that despite the confusions that took place in Mongu last month the party is still very popular and is ready for this year’s general elections.
“ Western Province is and will always be a MMD’s strong hold so it is a no go area for any other party” Namakando said
Namakando further said the people of Western Province are happy with the developments brought forth by President Rupiah Banda and his Government.