Campaigns in Mangango Constituency continue to take place as planned
The Electoral Commission of Zambia-ECZ has said that the campaigns in Mangango Constituency in Kaoma District – Western Province have continued to take place as planned.
ECZ Public Relations Manager Margaret Chimanse said that campaigns will end on Monday November 19, 2018 at 18 hours as stated in earlier statements.
This is in view of the by-elections scheduled for November 20, 2018 in Lupososhi, Mangango and five ward by-elections across the country.
Below is the full statement
MANGANGO KAOMA DISTRICT CAMPAIGNS GOING ON
The Electoral Commission of Zambia wishes to state that campaigns in Mangango Constituency continue to take place as planned. Campaigns will end on Monday 19th November, 2018 at 18 hours as stated in earlier Press Statements.
This is in view of the By-Elections scheduled for 20 November 2018 in Lupososhi, Mangango and Five (5) Ward By-Elections. Further, the Commission wishes to reiterate that the campaign schedule endorsed by the political parties in Mangango can be amended with the agreement of all parties. This can be undertaken through discussions between the political parties, the ECZ and the Zambia Police.
The Commission urges political parties, members of the public, civil society organizations, and stakeholders to verify facts. It is essential for the democratic dispensation of this country that stakeholders desist from destabilizing governance processes that exist which provide for citizens to exercise their right to make choices of their leaders.
The ECZ continues to encourage peaceful campaigns and a peaceful election day on 20th November 2018.
Public Relations Manager
for/ CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER
ELECTORAL COMMISION OF ZAMBIA
Source: Lusaka Times