EU happy with voter turnout

CHIEF European Union (EU) elections observer says she is very happy with the voter’s massive turnout because it shows that Zambians understand and value the importance of exercising their democratic rights.

Ms Cecile Kashetu Kyenge said this at Kalingalinga Polling
Station yesterday.

Ms Kyenge described the voting in many polling stations as
violence-free and very peaceful.

She further said that the 120 EU observers across the 10 provinces expressed happiness with the manner the elections were
conducted in Zambia.

Ms Kyenge added that Zambia was known to be the most peaceful country during and after

She said the observers noted that essential election materials were available in all polling stations and that by 7: 30 many voters had already cast their votes.

Ms Kyenge told Journalists that the EU would come up with a comprehensive report on elections at the close of voting.

Meanwhile, PF Deputy National Secretary Mumbi Phiri said she was very pleased with the voter’s turnout in Kalingalinga.

She, however, urged cadres to desist from political violence during voting and after announcement of the election results.

Ms Phiri said she was confident that the PF would emerge victorious in this year’s elections as evidenced from the developmental projects that the PF had exhibited.

She, however, urged cadres to desist from political violence during voting and after the announcement of the election

And MMD Munali Parliamentarian candidate Mike Mposha said he was very optimistic of winning the Munali seat.

Mr Mposha, who cast his vote at Mumana Basic School in Lusaka, said he had no doubts that he was going to emerge winner of the Munali constituency because the people of Munali had hope in him that he would bring development and change the face of Munali.

He further said once voted into office, he would never forget the people who would take him to parliament to speak on their


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