Candidates shouldn’t be imposed voters-AVAP

Anti-Voter Apathy Project (AVAP) has appealed to political parties not to impose candidates on the electorate in the Milanzi and Mufumbwe by elections.

And the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has set 29th April 2010 as the date for the Milanzi parliamentary by-election and local government by-elections in eight council wards.

The Milanzi parliamentary seat fell vacant following the death of area Member of Parliament Rueben Chisanga Banda last month.

Speaking in an intwerview in Lusaka,AVAP Executive Director, Bonnie Tembo said political parties should allow the locals to choose who they want to represent them in parliament.

Tembo said past events have shown the nation that imposture of candidates on the electorate is detrimental.

The AVAP Executive Director further warned aspirants of the by elections who would want to use bribes to desist from doing so as they would be exposed by his organization

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