Patriotic Front Secretary General Hon. Davies Mwila has announced that President Edgar Lungu will file his nomination papers for this years election on May 17th.
Speaking when he announced adopted council chairpersons and parliamentary candidates for Northern Province Hon. Mwila said that’s the date that the Electoral Commission of Zambia has allocated to the Rulling party.
“We made is as a secret but it’s important for the country to know that our Presidential Candidate Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu will file in nominations on the 17th.
That’s the date that we have been given by the electoral commission of Zambia.” He said.
Meanwhile the SG announced that the party has DROPPED 8 of its Members of Parliament in Northern Province, among them 2 cabinet Ministers.
He said those who have been dropped include Lupososhi MP Chungu Bwalya, replacing him with Emmanuel Mphankata and Malole MP Christopher Yaluma, who has been replaced by Robert Kalimi.
He added that Kasama Central MP Kelvin Sampa, who previously served as National Youth Chairperson has been dropped and replaced by Sibongile Mwamba.
Those who have been readopted are Lunte MP Hon. Mutotwe Kafwaya and Mpulungu MP Hon. Freedom Sikazwe .