UPND Welcomes the appointment of the new ECZ CEO

The United party for National Development (UPND) secretary general Steven Katuka has announced that the party has welcomed the appointment of Mr Patrcik Nshindamo as the new Chief Elections Officer at the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ).

The statement released to the media stated that the UPND had interacted with Mr .Nshindamo at various civil society engagements, the party is very optimistic that he will deliver in his new mandate.

UPND further stated that it remained optimistic that his character and experience as an advocate of good governance will turn around the fortunes of the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) in regaining public confidence.

The UPND has since advised the new Elections Chief to take a holistic approach to matters of elections in the country and regain public confidence in an organization that remains the pinnacle of our country’s democracy and its values.

The party said that Mr. Nshindamo’s appointment comes at the time when the organization needs to retain it’s credibility which has eroded in the recent past in the eyes of the political players and the general public.

The party concluded by asking the new CEO to hit the ground running in terms of elections management, voter registration and retention of public confidence.

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