Kenyans who reside and vote in Mombasa and Kakamega county are not going to elect their preferred governors after IEBC claimed that they discovered a mix-up in the ballot papers. The IEBC claimed that the ballot papers were discovered to have wrong gubernatorial candidate pictures.
IEBC further clarified that the error was made by the company that was producing the papers. It further claimed that they are going to schedule a day when the elections for the two governors will be carried out. The residents in the two counties will however carry out the electoral process for the other 5 elective posts: MCA, MP, Women Rep, Senator and the President.
The unexpected report has sparked different kind of reactions from different Kenyans where many people showed dissatisfaction with the error. Some Kenyans have blamed Chebukati claiming that the hitch indicates incompetence in the IEBC sector.
However, prof. Abdi Guliye claimed that the error is a circumstance beyond the control of the IEBC.
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