The Patriotic Front has won the Mpongwe parliamentary-election.
PF candidate Gabriel Namulambe was leading in the Mpongwe by-election by by 01: 00.
Of the ballots fom 24 polling stations counted by that time, Namulambe had polled 2388 while UPND’s Chilufya had 1748. MMD’s Mutesa got 613.
By Midnight, results officially announced by the Electoral Commission of Zambia put PF’s Gabriel Namulambe at 1, 483 with UPND’s Rabson Chilufya following with 1, 271. This was from ballots of 16 polling stations.
Earlier at 22: 30 ECZ results showed that UPND had 465, PF 464 while MMD had 219, NAREP 39, UNIP 15
From Butikili Chilufya polled 96, Namulambe 60, Mutesa 7 apiece with Ndhlovu of NAREP and Kenny Kuveya got nothing on behalf of UNIP.
And sources have told the Zambian Watchdog that there is an unregistered Landrover 110 which the ruling PF wants to use in rigging this election, the vehicle is moving with policemen in it disguising as providing security. we are on the ground and may catch up with this vehicle.
In the Photo: Assistant Returning officer Boyd Malekani announcing the results at Mpongwe Council hall