Constitutional Court Sets Ultimatum for Former President Lungu’s Eligibility Petition

In a significant development regarding the eligibility of former President Edgar Lungu for the 2021 General Election and future electoral contests, the Constitutional Court has issued a crucial ultimatum. The court ordered that Mr. Lungu must file an affidavit in reply to the eligibility petition by November 17, 2023. Constitutional Court Judge Palan Mulonda issued this ultimatum, further instructing the petitioner, Michel Chizombe, a prominent Lusaka businessman, to file a counter-reply by November 24, 2023.


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