PF says its candidate for Lusangazi Council Chairperson by-elections, Patrick Banda, has a genuine grade 12 certificate despite the matter being in court, arguing that it only becomes a different thing if it’s proved otherwise. And Banda’s lawyer, Joseph Chirwa, says his client has used the same grade 12 certificate to contest in the previous elections, hence it can’t be fake. The PF Central Committee recently adopted Banda to contest the Lusangazi Council Chairperson by-election, slated for November 4, 2022, among other adoptions. But GEARS Initiative executive director McDonald Chipenzi described Banda’s adoption as another electoral circus. “PF has announced the adoption of Patrick Banda whose Grade 12 certificate has been the cause of the nullification of the election creating…...

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