The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has announced that the ballot papers for the November 20 Mangango Parliamentary seat will arrive at the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport on Monday November 5, 2018 at 14:40 hours from Dubai, United Arab Emirates aboard Emirates Airline.
The Mangango Parliamentary seat fell vacant after the death of UPND member of parliament Naluwa Mweene who died in a road traffic accident.
ECZ Public Relations Manager Margret Chimanse has announced in a press release that the other expected ballot papers are for Lupososhi Chairperson and five local government by-elections.
Ms Chimanse says the commission is inviting the media and the participating political parties in the said by-elections to witness the arrival of the ballot papers.
She adds that verification of the ballot papers with the participating political parties will take place on Tuesday November 6 at 10:00 hours at the ECZ offices.
The Patriotic Front (PF), the opposition United Party For National Development (UPND) among other parties will take part in the by-elections.
The ruling party field Godwin Putu while the opposition UPND field Mwendoi Akakandelwa for the Mangango seat.
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