UPND president has finally ended the speculation on his choice for running mate by settling for party vice president administration Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba popularly known as GBM.
Mr Hichilema and his running Mr Mwamba have since successfully filed in their nomination papers before ECZ Chairperson Justice Esau Chulu.
Justice Chulu validated Mr Hichilema and Mr Mwamba’s nominations.
Speculation had been rife over the past few days over who the UPND leader will pick as his running mate with former first lady Dr Christine Kaseba being among those thought to be on the shortlist.
UPND Vice president politics Vice President Politics Dr Canisius Banda former Acting president Guy Scott and UDF leader Miles Sampa were among the notable figures who accompanied the duo for nomination.