Governor Roba calls for investigation into illegal voter transfers

By NepJournal May 23, 2017 14:15

By Abdiweli Aden

Mandera Governor Ali Ibrahim Roba addressing his electorates at Mandera Moi Stadium during the launch of Jubilee Party Mandera Branch last month.

Mandera governor Ali Ibrahim Roba has asked the Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to conduct a full investigation into illegal voter transfers made without electorates consent

Roba alleged that some of his supporters’ are missing from the voter register, while others have been transferred to other voting centers.

Some of the affected voters by illegal voter transfer include; Banisa MP Abdi Haji, Mandera Township MCA Barre Shabure and a Rhamu MCA contender.

Roba said he has already informed the National Intelligence Service in written to investigate the matter.

He has pressed both the bodies to take the matter seriously by establishing a full inquiry to bring on board those behind the mess.

Speaking at Mandera Moi stadium on Sunday, Roba pointed an accusing finger to the Garre Council of elders whom he claims are attempting schemes of failures against him a head of August polls.

Roba defied Council of elders’ negotiated democracy which was seeking him to step down for their preferred candidate Hassan Noor Hassan who got clansmen nod for the seat in grand family declaration.

However, Roba is vying for the gubernatorial position for his second term with Jubilee Party ticket battling with council of elders’ nominee Hassan Noor contesting on a newly created party Economic Freedom Party which is an affiliate of Jubilee Party.

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