New split in the IEBC

Abdirahman Hussein
By Abdirahman Hussein October 7, 2017 09:50


IEBC Chief Executive Officer Ezra Chiloba

The chairman of the IEBC Wafula Chebukati formed a new team that constitutes senior IEBC officials in preparation for the repeat election.

In the new team the name of IEBC chief executive Ezra Chiloba is missing meaning the chief executive of IEBC will not have a direct hand in the 26 October repeat election.

“I have unveiled the team today and those officials not on the list will not take part in the preparations for the October 26 election,” the chairman said.

The new list includes Mr Marjan Hussein, David Towett , Mr Albert Gogo , Dr Sidney Namulungu, Ms Tabitha Mutemi , Ms Agatha Wahome and Ms Salome Oyugi.

The deputy of Ezra Chiloba who is Ms Betty Nyabuto and voter registration and election operations Immaculate Kasait have also been pushed aside by Wafula Chebukati.

The removal of Ezra Chiloba was among the list of demands of the opposition party saying they will not participate in the repeat election in the presence of Ezra Chiloba.

The new list include 7 member, was formed after the election and  it was revealed by Wafula Chebukati on Friday evening.

The ruling party rejected the new list saying their members are not neutral, “After the publication of the names of your election project team, we have received credible information that on the list are people known to be partisan,” a letter from the Jubilee Party to the IEBC, dated September 6, says.

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Abdirahman Hussein
By Abdirahman Hussein October 7, 2017 09:50

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