Ballot boxes and papers were set on fire in a viral video shared on social media on Wednesday as rigging allegations surfaced hours before the primaries.
This comes as several aspirants have threatened to leave the party and run as independent candidates if the party does not conduct a free and fair nomination process.
The UDA's national elections board announced Wednesday that preparations for the party's Thursday primaries are complete.
On Wednesday, NEC Chairman Antony Mwaura stated that all election materials, including ballot boxes and papers, had been delivered to polling stations in advance of the exercise.
The election will take place in 36 counties across the country and will be open only to the UDA's eight million registered members.
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