Three candidates successfully filed nomination papers to contest for the Mutasa Ward 10 by-election scheduled for Saturday, May 11.
The Mutasa Ward 10 seat fell vacant after MDC Alliance Councillor Frank Chitembwe was sentenced to two years in prison for blocking a road during the shutdown protest of January 14-16.
The MDC Alliance won the Mutasa Ward 10 seat with 1 281 votes versus 451 votes for Simon Michael Matingo the Zanu PF candidate in the 2018 elections.
At the sitting of the nomination court on Wednesday, March 3 the following candidates were declared for the Mutasa Ward 10 by-election
- Tanyaradzwa Rose Mukodza (MDC Alliance)
- Magret Tindinika (Zanu PF)
- Tanyaradzwa Justin Chirimo (NCA)
PovoNews.com previously reported that Zanu PF’s Kidwell Mujuru won the Cowdray Park by-election held in Bulawayo on March 30, a councillor seat previously held by the MDC Alliance.