#Paipapano: NDC will not participate in the Kasenengwa Parliamentary By-election

THE National Democratic Congress (NDC) will not participate in the Kasenengwa parliamentary by election.In a statement, NDC Secretary General, Mwenya Musenge said his party will not participate in the Kasenengwa parliamentary by election set for next month.“The party has suffered a set back after its preferred parliamentary candidate Sensio Banda was bought off by the PF. Mr. Banda has since successfully field in his nomination under the PF.  Up until five days ago, Mr. Banda was a bonafide member of the NDC.Mr. Banda sat on the select committee of the NDC that has been tasked to draw up the party manifesto.” he said.He added that NDC was deeply disturbed by attempts by the PF to cripple the opposition in the country.He alleged that the country was slowly drifting into a one party state going by the recent attempts by the PF to kill the opposition.The Electoral Commission of Zambia has prescribed Thursday, 6th September, 2018 as the date on which to hold the Parliamentary By-election in Kasenengwa Constituency of Kasenengwa District.The by-election in Kasenengwa Constituency has been necessitated following the death of the incumbent Member of Parliament Ms. Victoria Kalima on 15th June, 2018.The poll will take place from 06:00 hours to 18:00 hours. Post Views: 11

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