The Deputy President William Ruto’s United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party has issued a statement over an incident where nomination elections were confiscated and burned by angry youths in Embu. County.
A lorry ferrying election material was on Wednesday, April 13 ransacked and the ballot boxes and papers burnt in Embu town near a popular hotel. This came after some aspirants accused a senior politician from the region of planning to rig the primaries in favour of her allies.
The party had since communicated to the various aspirants who were to take part in the primaries scheduled for tomorrow have embarked on a rough start after some ballot papers were burnt on route to Mt Kenya region.
"In the case of Embu where some of the materials were burned this afternoon, the board has initiated investigation and whoever found culpable will be disqualified. The party leadership has spoken to Hon Norman Nyagah, Hon Cicily Mbarire and Hon John Muchiri about the incidents." stated part of the statement.
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