The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission is in a hurry to put all of the systems together to ensure that they will deliver a free and fair election on August 9th, as there are fewer than 45 days until the polls are scheduled to open.
A few days before the printing of ballot papers, the electoral body charm Wafula Chebukati confirmed that the aspirants who have not been cleared by the elections petitions tribunal will kit be on the ballot. This came just a few days before the printing of ballot papers.
On the list are several politicians, such as Mike Mbuvi Sonko, who holds the position of Mobasa governor, Kirago Thangwa, who holds the position of Kiambu senatorial seat, and Samuel Arama, who holds the position of Nakuru west member of parliament.
The commission is now concentrating on the preparation and printing of the ballot papers in order to get them ready for the elections that will take place in August, as stated by the chairman of the commission.
Aspirants who were hopeful that their alternatives before the tribunal and even some in court would have won them a chance to run for office in the upcoming elections were dealt a significant blow by this news, which comes as a great surprise to them.
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