UDF convention: K1 million kwacha for aspiring president

The United Democratic Front (UDF) has released prices for all the positions that will be contested at it’s forthcoming convention.

In a communication made available to us, the prices ranges from K50,000 to K 1 million for different positions in the party.  Below is the statement in full:


To: All NEC Members

: UDF Members


Cc: President

: National Publicity



Iam pleased to announce that, in view of the forthcoming National Conference, nomination forms for various  positions in the  National Executive Committee can be collected from the Secretariat from Monday, 25th June, 2018.

The closing date for submission of duly completed nomination forms to the office of the Secretary General will be Friday, 20th July, 2018.

To ensure transparency and credibility the entire exercise of collecting and submitting nomination forms will be overseen verification  by officials of the Independent Convention Electoral Commission. .


1. President- K1,000,000.

2.Vice Presidents-


3. Secretary General-


4. Treasurer General-


5. National Organising

Secretary, National

Publicity Secretary,

National Director of

Campaign and National

Director of Elections-

K200, 000

5.  Deputy Secretary

General, Deputy

Treasurer   General,

Deputy National


Secretary, Deputy

National Publicity

Secretary, Deputy

National Campaign

Director and Deputy

Director of Elections-


6. All substative positions

outside the top

sixteen- K100,000.

7. All Deputy Positions

outside the top 16-


Please note that pursuant to the resolution by  the NEC at its meeting held on 9th June, 2018, all positions outside the top 16 will be elected through political regional committees. Interested candidates should obtain forms from the Secretariat to enable them stand for election in their respective regions.

Please note that only bona fide fully paid up members  entered in the party  Membership Register, as provided in Article 7 of the party constitution,  will be allowed to collect nomination forms. Only delegates who are fully paid up members  of the party and duly issued with a Party ID will be allowed to participate in the forthcoming National Conference approved to be held on 1st August, 2018.

Membership for the various categories can be paid for at the Secretariat on any day From Monday to Friday from 8am to 5pm and on Saturdays from 8am to 12pm.

Please be guided accordingly.

K. Padambo,


Yamikani Chezani

Journalist by profession, I like what I do here, that is, keeping the world close to news As It Happens.

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