BREAKING: Mudenda elected 9th Parly Speaker

BREAKING: Mudenda elected 9th Parly Speaker
Published: 11 September 2018 (421 Views)
Advocate Jacob Francis Mudenda has been elected Speaker of Parliament of Zimbabwe for the 9th Parliament.

Advocate Mudenda defeated MDC Alliance nominee Hon. Paurina Mpariwa.

He polled 179 votes while Hon. Mpariwa got 79.

Voting proceeded by secret ballot.

Results received are as follows:

     263 ballots issued
     258 Valid
     5 spoiled

    Advocate Jacob Francis Mudenda 179
    Hon. Paurina Mpariwa 79

Meanwhile, Deputy Speaker elections are underway – Hon. Tsitsi Gezi from Zanu PF and Hon. Murisi Zwizwai of the MDC Alliance battling it out.

- zbc

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