Nine candidates have successfully filed in nomination papers for the Lusaka Mayoral by-election.
The Elections set for 26th July 2018.
Returning Officer, Alex Mwansa has confirmed that all the nine nomination papers have been declared valid.
Mr Mwansa has named the successful candidates as PF’s Miles Sampa, UPND’s Chileshe Kangwa, NDC’s Saboi Imboela, Savior Chishimba of the United Progressive Peoples (UPP), Alfred Band of the United Independence Party (UNIP) and Denis Bwalya of the National Restoration Party (NAREP).
Others are Leslie Chikuse of the Republican Progressive Party, Mukubesa Mundia of the People’s Alliance for Change (PAC) and United Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ’s) Madaliso Musukwa.
He said that the Economic and Equity Party (EEP) Candidate Chilufya Tayali did not manage to file his nomination papers.
Mr Mwansa said that Mr Tayali and his supporters went to the nomination center 30 minutes after closure of the filing of nominations which was publicly done at 15:00hrs.