Sunday, March 3, 2024

PF loses two Key Copperbelt Seats to UPND as Former Mines Minister Richard Musukwa and Edward Chomba lose

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Former Mines Minister Richard Musukwa has lost the Chililabombwe parliamentary seat to the United Party for National Development (UPND).

UPND candidate Paul Kabuswe scooped the Chililabombwe seat after scoring 22,112 votes beating Mr. Musukwa who scored 10,533 votes while Abraham Simpamba, an independent candidate came third with 985 votes.

The Socialist Party candidate Ruth Luapula was in fourth position with 197 votes followed by Democratic Party candidate Vincent Besa who was fifth after polling 140 votes while New Heritage Party’s candidate Vincent Yamanda was the least with 111 votes.

And the UPND has also scooped the mayoral seat after its candidate Lucky Sichone polled 20,996 voted beating his closest rival Trudy Simakando of the Patriotic Front who polled 10,401 votes followed by Gift Musukwa, an independent candidate who polled 1571 votes while the Socialist Party candidate Godwin Lubinda was the least with barely 225 votes.

And, the UPND leader was leading in the presidential category with 25,076 followed by PF’s Edgar Lungu who scored 14,667 while Harry Kalaba of the Democratic Party came third with 185 votes while the rest of the presidential candidate shared the remaining chunk of the votes in insignificant figures.

Chililabombwe constituency has a total number of 58,000 registered voters. Chililabombwe Returning Officer Katebe announcement the results last nin around 23:00 hours at the Civic centre which is the constituency totalling centre.

Counting of results is still underway in most totalling centres country wide.

Local Government Permanent Secretary Bishop Ed Chomba
Local Government Permanent Secretary Bishop Ed Chomba

Meanwhile, United Party for National Development (UPND)’s Heartson Mabeta has scooped the Kankoyo Parliamentary seat in Copperbelt’s Mufulira District with a total of 7,911 votes.

Kankoyo Constituency Returning Officer, Christine Chirwa declared Mr. Mabeta as the winner and duly elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Kankoyo.

Mr. Mabeta was followed by Patriotic Front (PF)’s Edward Chomba who got 6,767 votes, Socialist Party’s Sharon Mayupa polled 127 votes while People’s Alliance for Change (PAC)’s Stanley Mbetela had 84 votes.

A total of 185 ballots were rejected.

A total of 15,074 votes were cast from the 36 polling stations in the constituency.

24 COMMENTS

  1. Ba Chomba ,you see now ati “unless Jesus Christ comes I will return the seat.”
    God cannot be fooled. Repent of that statement you made

  2. Ba Chomba, ati “only rupture can stop me from being elecyed MP”.
    Guys avoid using certain words.

    Kwasala kuona KZ na birthday suite walking along Great east road.

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  3. I feel sorry for LT.
    Kikikiki chi-Chomba discarded into trash bin. PF raptured.
    Brian Mushimba would have returned his seat…

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  4. Just no switching camps…Ed Chomba asked for rupture…and this looks like it…please stay in PF…there’s a reason why Zambians REJECTED you…..
    HH please take not….NO DEFECTORS FOR THE NEXT 10 YEARS….whoever wasn’t part of UPND as of August 12th 2021 can only be eligible to join UPND after 20 years…

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  5. well done, take your ka useless used to be boss with you, looks like he cant believe what’s happening, the id1ot cant understand people don’t want him… kwindi… yellow stinky teeth

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  6. Miners could not stand in those long meandering polling queues for hours with their alcohol hung-overs. So they went back to the bars and continued drinking without voting.

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  7. Thank god Kopola saw through this fraud Ed Chomba …he was only given position of PS for insulting Hakienda that’s Lungu’s legacy appointing bootlickers and chancers …surrounding himself with advisers who were not even in the struggle with Sata. As for Richard “the primary school tutor” Musukwa he needs to be thoroughly audited these goons got so pompous and braze

  8. Are there going to be ANY parliamentary seats won by PF? Or are we getting an ALL UPND parliament? Kikikiki

  9. I hope HH sticks to his word and reforms ECZ that consists of a representative board that appoints its own board and employs its own staff…not this rubbish of holding to totalled votes for 30 hours….its painful for them to announce the results of someone the detested as the winner.

  10. Where is that monkey KZ. Very soon will be heading to the gallows.

    There will be no shenanigans this time around as that fool got state protection and acted above the law

  11. UPND, do not make the mistake of allowing political prostitutes in the name of UNITING THE COUNTRY.
    Remember, you can not change a confessed mambala. The proof is just there plain and clean = GBM, KAMBWILI & NAWAKWI.
    There is a track record of the bad things they said about ECL, now look how they suddenly embraced him, so those are hard core liers. There is nothing like uniting the country by allowing them to join your party, you can unite the country by having the PF mambalas stay where they belong or send them to Eswatinni. Now they will feel the pain of their OWN cadres.

  12. The rapture happened. People think it happens to everyone. Chomba demanded it and it manifested for him. Then there are those who have staked their body parts like Antonio Mwanza. That will require a few legal and medical waivers but don’t push your luck.

  13. Ba Ed Chomba bushe is it ‘rapture’ kanshi? hahahaha.
    Mwaletufya Lesa mwamona nomba! You thought it was a joke? The litany of misdeeds committed by PF govt. reads like the list of accusations against the NAZI regime leaders or former Yugoslavia generals war crimes.
    Abantu balifulwa you over estimaated yourselves.

  14. @General Kanene
    Thats my message for HH too…..its one Zambia one Nation but for the now its UPND in charge,,,,no Political prostitutes and muselela kwa kaba…..Zambians should start a revolution if HH violets the will of the voters and starts working with PF bandits….ZAMBIIANS VOTED FOR HH and UPND period….they dont want to wake up one day and see the likes of GBM and Kambwili or Nawakwi or Kampyongo or Chitotela being welcomed to UPND draped in UPND chitenge

  15. @General Kanene
    Thats my message for HH too…..its one Zambia one Nation but for the now its UPND in charge,,,,no Political prostitutes and muselela kwa kaba…..Zambians should start a revolution if HH violets the will of the voters and starts working with PF bandits….ZAMBIIANS VOTED FOR HH and UPND period….they dont want to wake up one day and see the likes of GBM and Kambwili or Nawakwi or Kampyongo or Chitotela being welcomed to UPND draped in UPND chitenge ,,,,,,

  16. Fake degree chomba. Now you will have to prove if your degree is genuine or else pay back all the salary you have been getting for the past years.

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