IEBC in race against time to meet repeat poll timelines

IEBC in race against time to meet repeat poll timelines

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission is working under tight timelines to ensure the fresh presidential poll is void of mistakes that led to its indictment in the Supreme Court annulment ruling.

The commission is currently training at least 700 returning officers.

IEBC was expected to collect all the KIEMS kit from across the country by last week to upgrade them for repeat elections has barred the commission from accessing its warehouse in the county.

A similar case issued by a Machakos court. However OT-morpho now known as IDIEMA has since signed a 2.4bn deal with IEBC and are expected to start reconfiguring the kits ahead of the fresh poll.

Political parties were also expected to submit names of party agents by last week but that has since not been achieved.

The commission is also currently expected to undergo court battles after IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati asked the supreme court to give him orders to rectify form 34As and B that will go contrary to the Maina Kiai ruling.

This even as it presented its written memoranda before the joint parliamentary select committee asking parliament to ensure the laws dont alter their preparations manual.

As a chairman, Chebukati powers have also formed fodder for debate as parliament seeks to append some of his powers as the national returning officer and the commission as currently constituted

Already the electoral agency has retained its August returning officers from the last election and is undergoing four day training expected to end on Tuesday despite NASA proposing new returning officers in their irreducible minimum list.

Meanwhile voter education is also expected to be rolled out this week across the country.


Омг Omgomg Onion Darkmarket