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UPND dares PF to petition Livingstone by-election results

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Opposition UPND has dared the ruling Patriotic Front party to go ahead and petition the Livingstone seat which they lost in the just ended by-elections.

The PF says it is petitioning the results citing violence during campaigns and on the actual day of voting. Its losing Candidate Joseph Akafumba claims the election was not free and fairs accusing the UPND of having unleashed violence on the PF and its supporters.

But the UPND through its Deputy Spokesperson Cornelius Mweetwa who was also part of the campaign team has dismissed the allegations of violence. Mr. Mweetwa dared Mr Akafumba to ahead with his petition saying the PF has a constitution right to petition the results.

The UPND candidate Howard Sikwela polled 11, 979 while the PF’s Akafumba followed with 8,318

 

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