Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, Chairman Wafula Chebukati had announced that the first batch of ballot papers has arrived in the country and others ballots papers will arrive soon. He added that the presidential ballot papers will be the last to arrive. IEBC announced that 22,120,258 ballot papers have been printed for all the six elective positions.
During the briefing of preparation of August polls, Wafula Chebukati used the opportunity to announce the cost of production of Ballot papers. He informed the public that the cost of printing of Ballot papers is expected to cost the Government money, about Ksh.3.2B. He added that the cost may increase if the correction will be done to the ballot papers. IEBC gave contracts to Inform Lykos company to print the papers, which has its headquarters in Furthermore, the IEBC also revealed that the commission submitted 16,000 aspirants names that were cleared to vie for various positions on June 30th.
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