The Movement for Multi-party Democracy (MMD) has adopted Elias kangachepe Phiri as its candidate for the Feira parliamentary by-election.
MMD elections chairperson Kenneth Chipungu announced the adoption of the party’s provincial youth secretary.
MP Chipungu said the MMD candidate has served in various portfolios within the party and is a former council chairman for Luangwa district. He said Kangachepe represents the new hope for Zambia.
So far UPND have adopted former Eastern province Permanent Secretary Euralia Zulu as their candidate while PF are likely to re-adopt Patrick Ngoma for the same seat.
NAREP have also indicated their willingness to contest the seat.
Elections in Feira constituency of Lusaka province will be held on June 20, 2013.