4 Political Parties to Contest the Parliamentary By Election in Mangango
Four candidates have successfully filed in their nominations for the Mangango parliamentary by-election set for November 20th.
The candidates are PF’s Goodwin Putu, UPND’s Akakendelwa Mwendoi, Singumbe Kabindama of the United Prosperous and Peaceful ZAMBIA-UPPZ- and National Democratic Congress -NDC’s Yuvwenu Kashandola.
Returning Officer Musangu Chipango declared that the four had filed in proper documentation for the election.
Meanwhile Patriotic Front -PF- Deputy Secretary General Mumbi Phiri is impressed with the unity that has been exhibited by supporters and those that aspired to contest the seat on the PF ticket.
And UPND Campaign Manager Brigadier General Morgan Sitwala said his party will fight to retain the seat.
Meanwhile, all the Candidates have expressed confidence of scooping the seat.
The seat fell vacant following the death of late UPND MP Naluwa Mweene
Source: Lusaka Times