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Tanzania: Panic as 4 MCAs die after being elected in October 28 election

Tanzania loses a fourth MCA after being elected recently in the concluded election on Wednesday,October,28

Suleiman Mohammed Hassan was on Monday, November 9 announced dead while receiving treatment

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Hassan was elected to represent Kinuni constituency in Zanzibar

The CCM Special Committee and Publicity Secretary Catherine Peter Nao in Zanzibar confirmed the reports

Peter Nao told the media that the politician collapsed at his home and was rushed to Altabib Hospital where he died.

According to Tanzania’ Mwananchi the country has lost already four MCA’s from the day of election

Citizens in the four constituencies are waiting for the National Election Commission (NEC) to announce a date for a by-election to elect new MCA’s

Two MCA’s who died were Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) members and died while receiving treatment in Bugando referral hospital in Mwanza.

The assistant Secretary in CCM confirmed their names saying that late Masalu Luponya was elected to represent Bugalama constituency, and Magomamoto Zanzibar the elected MCA for Buziku, Chato.

According to reports,Magamoto died just after the elections while in hospital receiving treatment

Luponga was I’ll during the campaigns and died after elected

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Kikongo constituency MCA died alongside her two grandchildren after their house caught fire

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