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Bad News To Raila Odinga After Smartmatic Company Refused To Open The IEBC Server

Smartmartic company was awarded a tender by the Kenyan government, so that they can supply the IEBC with the elections materials such as: KIEMS KITS and ballot papers. They are the one who owns the IEBC server.

Raila Odinga and the AZIMIO fraternity wanted the IEBC to open the server, so that they can access the election information which were stored in the server. Raila Odinga feels that the IEBC was not credible and transparent during the presidential elections tallying at the Bomas of Kenya.

A letter was sent to the Smartmatic company, so that they can give an access to the server, however the Smartmatic company declined the request. They said that opening the server could jeopardize the electrol process in other countries, because they also offer the election services to other countries aside Kenya.

The Smartmatic company also said that their system will become insecure, if they open the server to the third parties. They adviced Kenyan government on other means which they can use, so that they can know the truth about the presidential elections petition which was filed this year.

Kenyans went online to react, after they heard about this news. Let us look at some of the reactions, so that we can know how Kenyans feels about what is going on concerning the election Petition. Joash Kadiri got surprised, and he asked if the Smartmatic company went to the polling stations in Kenya to vote.

Falcas Makoha said that elections were won at the polling station, therefore there is nothing in the server. Eve Adhiambo asked, if this means that they doesn’t hold a free, fair and credible elections. Dennis Kiogora asked, if Servers in Kenya are used in other countries. He said that Raila Odinga should be given access to the server, so that this issue can be over. Amed Alio said that this was an individual selection process, and there was no election in Kenya.

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