The President who arrived in Chipata at 09:10 hours accompanied by first lady Thandiwe went straight to cast his vote from the Airport.
He later escorted the first lady to cast her vote at Anoya Zulu Boys Secondary School.
Speaking to journalists soon after casting his vote President Banda said he feels relieved after voting as he has been waiting to do so for a long time.
The President says he hopes that many Zambians will go out and vote before the close of voting at 18:00 hours.
The President also says he is happy to have voted from the place where he registered from.