THE Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) had a tough time yesterday controlling a seemingly heated debate on the holding of rallies during the campaign period. Tempers flared at Mulungushi International Conference Centre during the political parties Liaison meeting after ECZ chairperson Justice Esau Chulu called on political parties to use alternative means of campaigning other than rallies. Justice Chulu: Going by what Professor (Victor) Mukonka and his team have communicated to us all, they have advised us. And so I pose a question, are we all agreeing here that political rallies are a super spreader of the coronavirus? Audience: No! Justice Chulu: Do we all agree that we want to save lives? Audience: Yes! Justice Chulu: Is the last answer…...

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