On Saturday in Chegutu Ward 16 there passed the next stage of elections where won Cde Obert Mutandinda Simunye. Having won this victory the candidate of Zanu-PF will hold the vacant position which appeared after death of Councillor Silas Chikati.
In total about 430 people took part in vote, these are about 56.2 percent from officially registered voters.
The smallest quantity, only 13 votes were received by Patricia Mapfurira of the National Constitutional Assembly. Norwell Tichaona Muchenje of the MDC Alliance appeared on the second place, having collected 89 votes. The superiority in this vote was received by Simunye with a big separation and result in 326 voices.
Zimbabwe Electoral Commission said that elections took place in due form, without any complaints. Mashonaland West provincial elections manager Mr Austin Ndlovu said that vote began and ended according to the schedule, there were only 2 voices that weren’t accepted, these are 0.5 percent from all votes. According to him all parties agreed with process of calculation and check, thus, it is possible to say that elections are recognized as valid.
“It was a very peaceful election with isolated and unsubstantiated cases of alleged intimidation which were unanimously dealt with during our multi-party liaison committee meetings. The commission delivered a credible election,” – said Mr Austin Ndlovu.
The won candidate Simunye told that the solution of road questions and construction of bridges will be his main objective in administration of Musengezi.
“I would like to thank the people for trusting me with their vote, and promise that I will engage them in everything,” he said.
Let’s remind that just before Zanu-PF with a big separation won Mutoko North, having again got trust of citizens.