The Electoral Commission of Zambia has cancelled the election of Patriotic Front Candidate Peter Kampamba as Chairperson for Mushindano District Council in the North Western Province.

After verification of the results for Sobonto Polling Station, which is one of the Polling Stations in the District, it has been established that there was a mistake in the tabulation of the results at the said Polling Station.

Commission Public Relations Manager Crispin Akufuna has confirmed to 5fm radio that Mr. Lackson Mulumbi of the Opposition United Party for National Development has therefore being declared duly elected as the Council Chairperson.


According to section 76 of the Electoral Process Act, the Commission may correct a mistake committed by an electoral officer in the tabulation of results within a week after the declaration of the results.

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