The Lusaka City Council (LCC) has appealed to all political parties to avoid indiscriminate posting of campaign materials especially on the road signs and other directional
LCC Public Relations Manager Habeenzu Mulunda said all political parties participating in the forthcoming presidential elections should take necessary measures to ensure that environmental protection and public safety was upheld in the course of posting or distributing electoral campaign materials.
Mr. Mulunda advised all the political parties to abide by the guidelines of the Electoral Code of Conduct as they distribute or post electoral campaign materials.
He said this in a statement released to ZANIS in Lusaka today.
The electoral code of conduct states under Article 10 (f) and (g) that political parties and candidates shall take appropriate measures to ensure environmental protection and cleanliness in the course of
posting or distributing electoral campaign materials.
And under (g), the electoral code of conduct states that political parties and candidates shall remove campaign materials within 14 days of the declaration of the election results.
Zambia goes to the polls on January 20, 2015 to elect a new President that will succeed late President Michael Sata who died in London on October 28, 2014.
Campaigns have since kick-started by some political parties that have declared their willingness to participate in the presidential elections.