Africa-Press – Zimbabwe. The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) on Friday set 27 August 2022 as the date for the by-election for the vacant Gokwe-Kabuyuni seat.
ZEC chief elections officer, Utloile Silaigwana made the announcement under General Notice 1793 of 2022 in the Government Gazette.
Silaigwana also appointed Kudzai Nkomo as the constituency elections officer.
The Gokwe-Kabuyuni seat fell vacant following the death of Leonard Chikomba who died in a car accident on 29 May.
ZANU PF will field Spencer Tshuma while Costin Muguti who once held the seat under the MDC-T ticket between 2008 and 2013, will contest the vacant seat as the CCC candidate.