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WATCH: Chaos at MDC ward 28 primary elections

by Staff reporter
22 Feb 2019 at 14:21hrs | Views
Chaos at the MDC ward 28 primary elections, some members have disturbed the voting process. Some of the ballot boxes were taken. The was currently holding its primary election in Ward 28 Bulawayo.

The seat fell vacant following the death of Cllr Hapson Ncube in Dec last year. ZEC has set 30 March as the date for the by-election.

Four candidates, Collet Ndhlovu Nomagugu Sibanda, Luke Mapato and Pasho Sibanda are vying for the ticket to represent the party in the March 30 by-election.

The voting process was halted mid way after some people confiscated the ballot papers forcing the electoral process to prematurely end without a declared winner.

MDC Alliance Bulawayo Provincial Deputy Spokesperson Edwin Ndlovu said the party will decide on one candidate.

"There were four candidates for the primary elections, It is not for me to say whether Collet Ndhlovu will be voted back, all four candidates belong to the party and whoever is chosen by the people of Ward 28 will be our official candidate," said Ndlovu.

Some of the ballot papers that had been cast now scattered all over the place.

Source - online