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IEBC Postpone by-elections Until Further Date

Independent election and boundary commision (IEBC) through a press release on 1st of April 2020 has announced postponement of by elections in 3 wards and 1 countinuency to a later date.

The wards affected include Kahawa wendani ward in kiambu county, Dabaso ward in Kilifi county, Kisumu north ward in kisumu county.

The contistinuency affected is Msambweni in Kwale county whose former member of parliament passed on last month.

IEBC said the decision was made in compliance with presidential directive given on 15th and 25th March 2020 which is aimed at containing the spread of coronavirus in the country.

During the campaigning and election time people will come into contact hence increase chances of spreading the virus, the statement said.

Former MCA to Kahawa wendani ward passed on while Dabaso ward member of county assembly lost his seat after his election was nullified by court.

Kisumu north MCA resigned to vie for county assembly speaker position after the current speaker Onyango Oloo was impeached. He went on to win the elections and he is the current speaker of Kisumu county assembly.

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