Paramount Chief Chitimukulu of the Bemba has urged Zambians to exercise their democratic right, by turning up in large numbers to vote in the 2021 general election.
The traditional leader was speaking when he crowned 21 traditional leaders, drawn from North-Western province, as ambassadors of peace, under the Movement for Voter Sensitisation.
The Chitimukulu, who is Patron of the Movement for Voter Sensitisation, says the organisation will soon have a footprint in all the provinces.
And North-Western Province Minister, Nathaniel Mubukwanu has urged the organisation to encourage people to vote, a gesture, which must be supported by all Zambians.
Meanwhile, traditional leaders from the North-Western province have welcomed efforts by Movement for Voter Sensitisation to educate people on the importance of voting in the province.
Chief Mumena of the Kasonde people and Chief Ntambu of the Lunda have said voter apathy is a danger to the growth of democracy.
And Chief Chikanta of the Tonga people, says he is looking forward to MVS’s voter sensitisation activities in Southern Province to take off.