The mandate of the Rate of Inquiry on Vote casting Patterns and Electoral Violence has been extended to thirty first December 2018.
Chairperson of the Rate of Inquiry on Vote casting Patterns and Electoral Violence, Munalula Lisimba announced this at some stage in a media briefing in Lusaka.
Justice Lisimba said following the extension of its mandate, the Rate will resume the final a part of its work which comprises public sittings in the ideal 2 provinces and particular sittings for key stakeholders.
He said forward of the extension, the Rate had by 30th June 2018 coated eight out of the country’s 10 provinces receiving submissions from other folks.
The eight provinces are Copperbelt, North Western, Luapula, Northern, Muchinga, Jap, Southern and parts of Lusaka Provinces.
Justice Lisimba said the Rate had by the said date also started the technical strategy of analysing, collating and compiling the submissions obtained in the eight Provinces coated up to now.
He also said the public sittings will resume on Monday 1st October 2018 in Lusaka Province in Chirundu to be adopted by varied districts on varied dates.
He identified that eleventh and twelfth October 2018 were reserved for the founding fathers and mothers and varied senior electorate.
Justice Lisimba said here’s to tap into their experiences, knowledge and facts to find a lasting resolution to Electoral Violence and divisive vote casting patterns which were witnessed in recent elections.
He also said the Rate will initiate sittings in Central Province on fifteenth October 2018 beginning with Serenje.
Justice Lisimba harassed that nothing ought to composed ever divide the country, be it politics, tribe or arena.