LIFTING OF CAMPAIGN SUSPENSION – SIOMA, IKELENGE AND LUSAKA (KANYAMA CONSTITUENCY)

9th August 2021 

MEDIA STATEMENT
(For Immediate release)
LIFTING OF CAMPAIGN SUSPENSION – SIOMA, IKELENGE AND LUSAKA (KANYAMA CONSTITUENCY)

The Electoral Commission of Zambia on 28th July 2021 and 2nd August 2021 announced the indefinite suspension, subject to review, of campaign activities in Sioma, Ikelenge and Lusaka (Kanyama Constituency) respectively. The suspension was due to electoral violence despite the guidance provided by the Commission.

Following review, the Commission would like to inform the media and members of the public that it has lifted the suspension of campaign rallies in Sioma, Ikelenge and Lusaka (Kanyama Constituency) effective midnight today.

The affected political parties/candidates are further advised to adhere to Electoral Code of Conduct when conducting any campaigns.
Further, all political parties are guided to abide by the Electoral Code of Conduct and COVID-19 guidelines issued by the Electoral Commission of Zambia.

Patricia Luhanga
Corporate Affairs Manager
For/The Chief Electoral Officer
ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF ZAMBIA



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