THE ruling Patriotic Front (PF) has adopted Mr Anthony Kasandwe as its candidate for Bangweulu parliamentary by elections.
Secretary General Davies Chama said the party had concluded the process and settled on Mr Kasandwe yesterday.
The parliamentary by elections are scheduled to take place on August 6 this year following the death of Mr Chifita Matafwali last month in India.Mr Chama expressed confidence that the ruling
party would scoop the seat without any difficulties.
” We can confirm that we have settled for Mr Kasandwe, he is a known man and as a party we are confident of scooping the seat without any pressure from the opposition,” Mr Chama said in
Mr Matafwali died on May 20 this year in India while undergoing treatment at Jehangir Hospital.He said the party has appointed Home Affairs Minister Davies Mwila as the campaign manager and would be traveling to the constituency anytime from now to start druming up support for Mr Kasandwe.