Kadoma gold miner Spencer Tshuma won the ZANU PF primary elections held in the Gokwe-Kabuyuni constituency on Sunday.
Tshuma beat three other contenders to represent ZANU PF in the upcoming Gokwe-Kabuyuni constituency by-elections.
According to the released election results, Tshuma polled 4 335 votes, followed by Manager Munkuli with 3 661, Tapera Nyoni was in third place with 363 votes, and university lecturer Dr. Lyton Ncube was in the last spot, with 220 votes.
ZANU PF Midlands Provincial Chairman Larry Mavima confirmed that Tshuma had won the election.
“I can confirm that Spencer Tshuma won the election. He has 4 335, the next candidate was Manager Munkuli with 3 361, and then the next one was Tapera Nyoni with 363 and Lyton Ncube with 320.”
Mavima added that the election was “very peaceful, calm, free and fair”
The primary election was held in the run-up to the constituency`s by-elections which are set to be held on the 27th of next month.
The nomination court for candidates to run for the parliamentary seat is expected to sit this Friday.
The seat fell vacant following the death of Leonard Chikomba in May this year.