Maricoh Mukata, spouse to incarcerated former member of parliament Keith Mukata, has said that her husband supports the candidature of Maria Langa as a suitable person to replace him.
Speaking when PF’s Chilanga Constituency Aspiring Candidate Mrs Maria Langa- Phiri with Jean Kapata MP, Minister of Lands and Natural Resources who is the PF Campaign Manager for the Chilanga by election paid a courtesy call on her in Namalombwe Ward, Mrs Mukata called on the people of Chilanga to vote for Maria Langa.
“We have three children together. My husband and I have endorsed the PF candidate Mrs. Maria Langa-Phiri for Chilanga.”
“UPND has not offered us any support after the husband was incarcerated but has only been supported by the PF and Keith’s friends from the legal fraternity. I should emphasize that Keith and I are still married and have never divorced at any time”.
The media briefing was attended by Patriotic Front MCC and Chairperson of Elections, Hon Jean Kapata and Chilanga PF Aspiring Candidate Maria Langa- Phiri.
The by election will be held on June 5 2018.