Political parties taking part in the Musumbazi local government election in Petauke told to be peaceful.

Police in Petauke district has urged political parties to abide to the electoral code of conduct as the date for the Musumbazi local government election draws nearer.
And police say that they have not recorded any violence in the run-up to the Musumbazi local government election slated for November 8.
Petauke Police Officer-in-Charge, Emmanuel Bwalya says that this is an indication that the campaign for the by-election is going on smoothly.
Mr. Bwalya told Breeze FM Correspondent in Petauke, Mercy Bernard Maseko that those involved in the campaigns especially youths should avoid violence.
For political parties, MMD, Movement for Multi-Party Democracy, UPND United Party for National Development, UNIP, United National Independence Party and PF, Patriotic Front Party are taking party in the by-election.
The Musumbazi seat fell vacant after MMD councillor, Harrison Mumba ditched his party to join the ruling PF.

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