only one petition received for MMD convention

Multiparty Democracy (MMD) president Nevers Mumba
MMD Acting National Secretary, Chembe Nyangu says only one petition from Lusaka district has been received requesting the convening of a national convention to elect a new party leadership.

Mr. Nyangu has told QFM News that according to Article 15 of the party constitution, it is only upon receipt of two thirds of the petitions that an extraordinary convention can be convened within ninety days.

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He adds that the party has received information that provincial administrations are busy preparing the petitions to have the current party leadership removed and usher in a new party leadership.

Mr Nyangu says the party members have spoken through petitions, and that National Executive Committee (NEC) has no option but hold an extraordinary convention.


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