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What Will Happen To General Francis Ogolla Later This Year Is Now Known In More Detail

What will happen to Vice Chief of the Defence Forces (VCDF) Lt. Gen. Francis Ogolla later this year is now known in more detail.

Ogolla is one of the military leaders rumored to be in President William Ruto's bad books after he revealed that some of the military leaders were participating in the scheme to rig the August 2022 presidential election in order to deny him victory.

Ogolla was one of the National Security Advisory Council (NSAC) members that met with IEBC Chair Wafula Chebukati immediately before he announced the results, according to his affidavits.

They also attempted to persuade him to declare Raila Odinga, a candidate for Azimio La Umoja, the winner rather than Ruto, who actually won. And since Ogolla will be leaving his position later in the year, Ruto has been observed removing those he thinks were working against him and replacing them with supporters. According to The Standard, Philip Kameru, director general of the National Intelligence Service (NIS), is also about to leave his position and will retire in two years.

The NSAC team, which also comprised Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai and Solicitor General Kennedy Ogeto, allegedly demanded that Chebukati tamper with the results in order to deny Ruto victory, according to Chebukati's affidavits submitted to the Supreme Court.

In its counter-affidavit, the NSAC made it clear that its goal in seeing Chebukati was not to tamper with the results but rather to learn why the IEBC was taking so long to make the official declaration. Given that the public display of results had been abruptly stopped and that there was no public on the same, "The NSAC had noted at the time of requesting the meeting, it was not clear whether IEBC and the chairperson would be able to meet the said timelines, or whether they were facing any challenges," it said.

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