PATRIOTIC Front (PF) and republican president Edgar Lungu has appointed Matero Member of Parliament Miles Sampa has campaign manager for the Chawama constituency by election slated for April 14.
Northern Province minister and former Patriotic Front (PF) Northern Province chairman Freedom Sikazwe and Tourism and Arts minister Jean Kapata have been appointed to be campaign managers for Senga Hill and Masaiti constituencies respectively.
The nominations for the by elections caused by the election of former member of parliament for Chawama Edgar Lungu as republican president and nullification of the Masaiti and Senga Hill seats are expected today.
The PF has adopted Kapembwa Simbao as its candidate in the Senga Hill parliamentary by election, Lawrence Sichalwe as its candidate in Chawama constituency and Michael Zondani Katambo as candidate for Masaiti constituency.
The United Party for National Development (UPND) has settled for a businessman Charles Kaselwa for Chawama and former Energy permanent secretary Peter Mumba for Masaiti.
National Revolution Party (NRP) have announced they will field party leader Cosmo Mumba’s wife Martha as their candidate for the vacant Chawama seat.
The Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) and the Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) have announced that they will not take part in the by elections.