Zimbabwe Electoral Commission gazettes the re-election of Chief Charumbira - AFRICAN PARLIAMENTARY NEWS



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Zimbabwe Electoral Commission gazettes the re-election of Chief Charumbira

The re-election of the President of the Pan-African Parliament, H. E. Hon. Chief Fortune Charumbira into Senate has officially been gazetted by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) following the release of the results of the last week’s harmonized elections.

An extraordinary gazette published after the release of election results, proclaimed the re-election of President Emmerson Mnangagwa as well as the names of those who have secured seats in both houses of Parliament and in local authorities as verified by the electoral body’s chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba.

“It is hereby notified, in terms of section 110(3) (j) of the Electoral Act [Chapter 2:13], that Mnangagwa Emmerson Dambudzo of ZANU (PF) Party has, with effect from August 26, 2023, been duly elected as the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe,” said Justice Chigumba.

In the same gazette, ZEC Chief Elections Officer, Mr Utloile Silaigwana announced that Ms Annah Shiri and Ishumael Zhou were elected Senators to represent Persons with Disabilities with effect from Saturday.

Chief Mtshane Khumalo and Chief Fortune Charumbira, who were elected president and deputy president of the Council of Chiefs, are members of the Senate in terms of section 120(1)(c) of the Constitution, according to the gazette.

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