Presidential filing-in of nomination papers date set

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Filing of nomination papers for presidential candidates for the August 11, 2016 elections has been set.

Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) Chairperson Esau Chulu said the filing of nominations for presidential candidates will take place from 6th to 10th June 2016.

The ECZ Chairperson also announced that 29th June and May 28th have been set for filing of nominations for Members of Parliament and Mayors respectively.

Justice Chulu said the validation of the nominations will be done on July 5, 2016 and that there is no need for 100 supporters from each province for candidates to travel to Lusaka saying the process will be held in provincial capitals.

The ECZ Chairperson was speaking on Thursday at a meeting with stakeholders held in Lusaka.

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