The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has deferred the commencement of the voter registration exercise.
The voter registration exercise which should have commenced on 17th August, 2015 will now commence on 14th September, 2015.
ECZ Public Relations Manager Crispin Akufuna, in a press release availed to ZANIS, today, disclosed that the postponement of the exercise was due to delays in the procurement of equipment and materials for the exercise.
Mr Akufuna said Mobile Voter Registration at registration centres will now close on 11 November 2015, while voter registration at civic centres in all districts will end on 31st March 2016.
He said the ECZ has met all registered political parties to inform them about the rescheduled dates.