Zambia General Elections, 20 September 2011

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The Report of the Commonwealth Observer Group for the Zambia General Elections. The Group was led by former Nigeria Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, and comprised 12 eminent persons in total.



Arrival Statement

The Commonwealth Secretary-General, Mr. Kamalesh Sharma, constituted an Observer Group for the 2011 Zambia General Elections following an invitation from the President of Zambia. It is my honour and privilege to have been asked to lead the Group and to be here in Zambia for these important elections. These are Zambia’s fifth multi-party elections and we are pleased to be in the country to contribute to the further consolidation of its democracy.


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