ECZ sets Tuesday 23 for Kapiri Mposhi and Lukulu West parliamentary by elections
Lusaka, February, 19.ZANIS—The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has set Tuesday, 23 April, 2013 as the date for the Kapiri Mposhi and Lukulu West Constituencies parliamentary by elections and local government by elections in various wards.
This is according to a statement made available to ZANIS by ECZ Public Relations Manager Chris Akufuna.
This follows the nullification of the election of Lawrence Zimba, Member of Parliament for Kapiri Mposhi Constituency, and Misheck Mutelo, Member of Parliament for Lukulu West Constituency by the Supreme Court on 30th January, 2013.
Mr. Akufuna explained that the vacancies in the four wards were due to resignations and deaths.
He said Aspiring Candidates should lodge in completed and attested statutory declaration and nomination papers subscribed before a magistrate, Local court Magistrate, Head of a government Primary or Secondary School, College Principal, Commissioner of Oaths , Election Officer or Returning Officer on 28th March 2013 between 09:00 and 15:00 hours.
Mr. Akufuna also disclosed that voter registration at the ECZ Voter Registration Centre in the Lusaka Show grounds has been suspended until after the by elections.