Cozmo Mumba fields his Wife in Chawama by-election

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Cozmo Mumba

National Revolution Party Leader Cozmo Mumba says his party has agreed to field his wife Martha as its candidate in the Chawama by-election.

Dr. Mumba disclosed this today ahead of the nominations tomorrow.

“I am glad to inform the nation and our party that the National Executive Committee of our party has resolved to adopt Mrs Martha Shaba Mumba to stand as our candidate for Member of Parliament for Chawama 2015,” announced Dr. Mumba.

Cozmo however says his party will support the PF in Masaiti and and Senga Hill by-elections.

MMD says the party will not participate in the three by-elections. Dr. Nevers Mumba told ZNBC News monitored by Zambian Eye that his party wants to reorganise following a poor performance in the last presidential election.

Dr. Mumba said the party will however announce which party to support during the forthcoming by-elections.

The MMD Leader refused to comment on the PF move to adopt Kapembwa Simbao, the MMD former Member of Parliament. Dr Mumba said the party will issue a statement on the matter.

The PF and MMD are said to have forged a working relations.

The FDD has also announced that it will not participate in the by-elections. The party says it is reorganising its structures countrywide ahead of next year’s elections.

The UPND has only adopted candidates in Chawama and Masaiti. This means that the PF may go unopposed in Senga Hill.


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