Ballot papers have been distributed to the districts of Mafinga and Chinsali.

Mafinga Constituency has received ballot papers for the general elections next week. Francis Ndola, the District Electoral Officer, acknowledged receiving the ballots, which arrived in the district about 08:30 a.m. today.

Mr Ndola went on to say that the verification process began as soon as the ballot papers arrived and that everything was found to be in order.

With the receipt of the ballots, he stated that the district was now prepared for the August 12, 2021 General Election, as all required standards had been met.

Mr Ndola also urged voters to vote in large numbers in order to avoid voter apathy.

 

And Chinsali District in Muchinga Province has received all four types of ballot papers to be used in the August 12 general elections.

The delivery of election materials was witnessed by participating political parties, international observers and other stakeholders.

Briefing stakeholders, District Electoral Officer (DEO ) Joseph Zulu explained that verification of ballot papers will be done on a date to be announced by the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ).

Mr Zulu was happy that all stakeholders’ especially political parties were present and inspected the storeroom where the election sensitive materials are going to be stored.

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