The Electoral Commission of Zambia has assured that election materials for the Roan Parliamentary by election have not gone missing from the Commission.

Over the weekend, the National Democratic Congress issued an alert to the effect that some ballot papers for the Roan Parliamentary by election had gone missing and were later traded at Choolwe GuestHouse where Presidential aide Kaizer Zulu was apparently lodging.

The NDC had claimed that it had reliable information that ballot papers have been moved from the Luanshya Civic Center to Choolwe guest house where Kaizer Zulu is.

They said access roads to Choolwe Guest House have all been closed making the allegations even more believable.

But ECZ Spokesperson Margaret Chimanse dispelled the allegation stating that the integrity of the poll is safeguarded.

Ms. Chimanse further stated that the Commission is ready to conduct Polls on April 11, 2019.

“All materials have been received in readiness for polls on Thursday 11th April, 2019. The materials are secured and under the custody of the Electoral Commission of Zambia and Poll Staff training is currently underway including briefing of political party agents and Police,” Ms. Chimanse said.

She said Political Party stakeholders are urged to continue with their peaceful campaigns and to allow the people of Roan to vote freely on Poll Day.

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  1. Isn’t this the same Kaizer Zulu together with Mumbi Phiri who were spotted at City airport in 2016 looking very tense apparently when it seemed UPND was headed for victory? They were anxiously waiting for ballot papers from copperbelt.If my memory serves me right that was the same time Obvious Mwaliteta was arrested with 4 others as they tried to protect their votes

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    • Straight from UPND playbook—when losing, accuse the government of tampering with ballot papers. I have been to LYA and Choolwe Guest House kamusakuta and located in a cul-de-sac. It can easily be blocked to anyone who doesn’t live there. Kambwili should just campaign on issues not being an alarmist like the Delusional Dictator HH he is in bed with.

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    • How is it to know who will vote for who?I have heard assertions of people buying voter’s cards. But how do you know who the owner of the card is going to vote for? NDC please if you’re destined to win the Roan seat you’ll win so please all these tavern rumors.

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  2. Why do you like lying when you know you will lose. NDC learn to deal with facts and not reliable sources.

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  3. Straight from the books of a seasoned political loser HH.NDC has joined the wrong people in opposition and are now alarming the nation like UPND after sensing danger about the obvious defeat on Thursday.Rigging in Zambia is not possible.Kaizar Zulu is simply working in Roan because he is a political advisor to ECL.If rigging do exist,PF could have not lost in Sesheke a month ago because Kaizar Zulu was in Sesheke too.Kambwili should stop thinking like a chainama patient.Look,Roan by election is CK’s last chance if he is to remain important in local politics.If his NDC loses on Thursday,then that would mark the END of Kambwili’s political career because nobody shall take CK serious politically!!!even his claim that he made ECL win on the copperbelt in 2016 will be proved wrong!!!

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    • In Sesheke PF was dealt with by bees and lightning as they tried to rig. That’s why they petitioned the results, they could not believe they lost by such a huge margin despite offloading tusaka twandalama

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  4. @Kasaka Kamabamba;YOUR REASONING IS VERY PATHETIC TO SAY THE LEAST!!!surely,can a normal person praise the use of juju to win election like UPND did in Sesheke?..kkkkkkkkkk….indeed most of you bantustans are very backward!!Now advice your HH to use bees and lightening in Bahati and we shall see if that will make UPND win there!!!About money,do you expect a party in Govnt to be ask broke as your UPND?WHY HAS HH SUFFERED FOR STATE HOUSE FROM 2006?IT IS BECAUSE HE(HH) AND ALL THOSE BROKE VULTURES AROUND HIM WANT TO BE IN CONTROL OF TAXPAYERS MONEY IF VOTED INTO OFFICE-SIMPLE!!!
    Therefore,give us real data than the nonsense you posted above!!

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    • Njimbu with due respect, there used to be more money in circulation during MMD than now. Right now there’s no money in these government ministries,njala yekayeka. A level political playing filed is what this country badly needs in order to restore democracy in this country.Infact am not even a fan of UPND I would just want to see a level playing field so that results are easily accepted by the losers. A ruling party petitioning results after losing by such a hug margin!!….hehehehe

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  5. bakabolala ba ma elections. P.F. can never win a free and fair election. Thieves throughout.

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  6. YES IT IS TRUE THAT PF CAN NEVER AND WILL NEVER WIN A FREE AND FAIR ELECTION, THAT IS WHY KZ IS ALWAYS HOVERING AROUND VOTING CONSTITUENCIES, BUT EVEN WITH WHATEVER HE DOES, ROAN AND BAHATI ARE BEYOND THE REACH OF PF, HAVING SAID THAT, I WOULD URGE THE OPPOSITION TO FIND A WAY OF MUTING KZ BEFORE 2021, EITHER THROUGH ICC OR OTHER MEANS.

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  7. PF was good at first now with RB and KZ in the background it is just a bunch of crooks and thieves

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  8. Yes all the ballot papers are very safe at Choolwe guest house since no one will have access to them since the key is in the safe custody of kaizer.

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  9. Letshave acomment fro.m trib.al Gay Jay, he knows better about such fake stories, straight from the hymn book of trib.al upnd and its chief.

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  10. This Njimbu fellow is certainly a hungry fellow as well as everybody else. If you are also hungry and we buy from the same shops why support those who have failed to transform the country into a rich country?What surprises me is his support for a failed government of the PF. Surely with this poverty which has never hit Zambia before, can you have a sane person support PF? Tenders are full of corruption, They came in poor but amassed wealth in the shortest time. Who gets such riches without stealing? Every project is funded with borrowed money, Government workers are never secure with their salaries. Others have gone for months without pay, student meal allowances are never paid making students stay in universities hungry, many farmers are not paid for their maize, prices of commodities…

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