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Pressure Mounts on IEBC As UDA Motion to remove four IEBC commissioners is proposed by a senator.

Juliana Cherera, the vice chair of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, and the other three commissioners, according to Senator John Methu of Nyandarua, are to be denounced by the Senate (IEBC).

Methu urged that Cherera, Justus Nyang'aya, Irene Massit, and Francis Wanderi be held accountable for spreading mayhem in the county in a motion that was delivered to the Senate on Thursday, October 6.

The Senator claims that the Senate shouldn't disregard the alleged crimes that the four are accused of committing on August 9 during the General Election.

Methu repeated, "I am asking for the censure of the four commissioners because they abused the power vested in them by the Constitution to further personal interests at the expense of Kenyans.

Additionally, he recommends that the four commissioners be disciplined internally in accordance with the Commission's disciplinary policy by IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati.

Additionally, the congressman asked that legislation be created by the Standing Committee on Justice, Legal Affairs, and Human Rights to address any questions regarding the IEBC's capacity to carry out its duties.

The motion read, "The Senate committee should introduce legislation that will fill holes in the electoral process, particularly the procedure for electing future IEBC Commissioners, and strengthen the statutory and regulatory framework on the IEBC's independent policy and administrative remit.

Methu stated that while compliance with Chapter 6 of the constitution is necessary, commissioners' suitability also needs to be taken into consideration. The duties of state officers in terms of leadership and integrity are described in Chapter 6 on Leadership and Integrity.

He said it was embarrassing for the commission and the country that they couldn't even solve a simple mathematical calculation. He remarked, "What we saw was unacceptable."

On September 9, Cherera, Massit, Nyang'aya, and Wanderi were requested to resign by the Farmers Party, a Kenya Kwanza affiliate.

The party referred to the Supreme Court's ruling, asserting that Chebukati was exonerated of all allegations of election-related malfeasance made by the four and that the court had noted their last-minute withdrawal.

The fact that all eight commissioners were present for the post-election retreat and other official activities suggests that the commission's issues have been resolved.

On the other hand, employees from the two competing factions still feel regret for one another openly.

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