The opposition MMD says it will continue with its campaigns in the Kafulafuta parliamentary by-election despite its candidate Evelyn Mwanawasa been forced to announce that she has withdrawn by the PF regime.
And the Electoral Commission of Zambia has told Mwanawasa that it is too late for her to withdraw.
MMD Deputy National Secretary Chembe Nyangu said since the name is already on the ballot paper, the party will continue with its campaigns.
According to the Electoral law, Ms Mwanawasa’s name will remain on the ballot paper for election despite her withdrawal from the race.
Mr.Nyangu said the party will continue campaigning so that it not seen to be losing ground in Kafulafuta.
He added that the former ruling party has no plans of forming alliance with any political party but will concentrate on preparing for the 2016 general elections.
Mr. Nyangu has since appealed to party members in Kafulafuta to continue mobilizing the party and ensure that the confidence people have in the party is not lost.