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One of The 3 Leaving IEBC Commissioners Proposed For Another Job as Top Gov't Official Opens up

President William Ruto has been asked to give one of the exiting three top officials of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) another national role to play after retirement.

The three are exiting commission Chairman Wafula Chebukati and commissioners Abdi Guliye and Boya Molu, who are leaving the poll agency after the completion of their six year term.

Attorney General Justin Muturi has asked Ruto not to let Chebukati go, and has asked the Head of State to consider him for another leadership role.

He has said that Chebukati did a very good job throughout his time at the helm of the commission, and it will not be wise to let him go home with his skills yet they can help elsewhere.

"Let us emulate Chebukati's work. You are not retiring. I hope this administration led by Ruto finds some other place for you to continue leading this country with that kind of resolve," he is quoted by The Star as having said on Tuesday.

The three on Monday gave their final remarks about their tenure at the commission, with each maintaining that they did a good job and have nothing to apologize for despite the controversy sarrounding their tenures.

They also decried alleged attempts to harm them during the final stages of last year's elections, narrating how they overcame forceful attempts to have them not declare Ruto as winner.

They leave the commission with only one member; Irene Masit, who also stands suspended. This is after their three other colleagues; Juliana Cherera, Justus Nyangaya and Francis Wanderi resigned.

But Muturi has held that Chebukati is going nowhere, and might be seen coming back through another office in Ruto's government.

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