The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) says it has engaged the Zambia News and Information Services (ZANIS) to scale up publicity on the on-going countrywide voter registration.

ECZ Public Relations Manager Cris Akufuna said ZANIS will assist the commission to sensitise and inform communities to take advantage and register before the exercise closes on November 11, 2015.

Mr Akufuna said the commission values the role ZANIS doing in the area of publicity on important issues like the voter registration and other vital national project awareness.

He said people need to be aware about the voter registration so that many people are able to register head of the 2016 general elections.

Mr Akufuna stated that the commission wants more people to register so that they are able to participate in next year’s general elections.

The Electoral Commission of Zambia wants to capture 1, 700, 000 voters and has set September 14 to November 11, 2015 as the period for the Zambian People to register as voters.

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