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Mwiimbu, Mweetwa defeated in provincial polls

CATHERINE BWALYA, NKOMBO KACHEMBA
Choma, Kitwe
AS THE adoption process continues to unfold in the United Party for National Development (UPND) in Southern Province, ahead of the general elections, two party bigwigs have tumbled in the provincial vote.
Party founder Anderson Mazoka’s daughter, Mutinta, has beaten incumbent Monze Central Member of Parliament (MP) Jack Mwiimbu by one vote.
Choma Central MP Cornelius Mweetwa has also lost to Trevor Mwiinde in the provincial vote.
Ms Mazoka earlier lost in the primary ward vote by a landslide, with Mr Mwiimbu scoring 345 votes against 69.
According to results issued by the UPND media team yesterday, Ms Mazoka got 20 votes while Mr Mwiimbu managed 19.
Mr Mwiimbu was followed by Vincent Chimuka, who scored one. For Mr Mweetwa, the outspoken MP, he got 17 votes while Mr Mwiinde had 19. Dr Dexter Moono had two votes while Joe Muchindu polled one. In Mazabuka Central, incumbent MP Garry Nkombo maintained the lead with 31 points while his only opponent Kizzy Moonga had four.
UPND Southern Province deputy elections commissioner Cindy Kauka said  CLICK TO READ MORE



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