—-The Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) in Kasama has described the conduct of the presidential elections in the district as fair and transparent.
Speaking to ZANIS in an interview, Emmanuel Chila, who is the totalling centre monitor for Lukashya Constituency, commended the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) for the conduct of the elections.
Mr Chila said since the process of voting begun there has been no violence of any kind which has been recorded from any polling station the district.
He called on Zambians to continue holding peaceful elections.
Mr Chila also said the move by the ECZ to suspend the announcement of the results in this year’s elections is in the best interest of the country.
He appealed to Zambians to patiently wait for the announcement of the final results without any violence.
He has further warned people planning to stage violence in the district and the country at large to abide by the law or risk facing the consequences of the law.
Mr Chila added that it is high time that people in Zambia learnt to follow the procedure as the need demands.