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Deputy Returning Officer At A Constituency in Nairobi County Arrested Over Missing Ballot Boxes

A deputy Returning officer attached to Jamhuri High school tallying centre in Nairobi county has been arrested. The culprit will be required to explain circumstances under which the ballot boxes disappeared.

The agents and supporters of various candidates, who alleged of plans to rig elections in favour of some candidates, lamented that the tallying process was quite slow, demanding immediate release of election results.

Edwin Sifuna, the secretary general for Azimio la Umoja party asked the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, (IEBC) officials to hasten the process and declare the constituency results for the president, senate position and woman representative post without any detail being witnessed.

Sifuna urges results to be released the night of August 12th, urguing that supporters will not leave the tallying centre until the winning candidates are announced. However, Starehe Constituency returning officer said she needed more time to finalise the tallying of results process.

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Azimio la Umoja Edwin Sifuna IEBC Jamhuri Sifuna

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