Lungu assembles senior lawyers to defend his re-election

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Sakwiba Sikota

Sakwiba Sikota

President-elect Edgar Lungu has assembled some of the best legal brains in the country to defend him in the petition case filed by the opposition.

Lungu has hired Professor Patrick Mvunga SC of Mvunga & Associates, Eric Silwamba SC of Silmbwa, and Joseph Jalasi and Lubinda Linyama,

Others are Sakwiba Sikota SC with Major Lisita both of Central chambers, Abyud Shonga SC of Shamwana and Company, Bonaventure Mutale SC, Mr Mubonda and Chewe Bwalya of DHKemp and Noel Simwanza

Hakainde Hichilema of the opposition UPND and his running mate Geophrey Bwalya Mwamba have petitioned the reelection of President Lungu.

The case starts in the Constitutional Court on August 23, 2016.


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