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President Ruto Agrees The Removal of IEBC’s ‘Cherera Four’

According to reports, President William Ruto has approved the dismissal of the infamous four Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) commissioners.

Ruto gave the go-ahead and instructed the lawmakers to "do what they have to" while speaking at a Kenya Kwanza Parliamentary Group meeting on Wednesday.

The President is quoted as saying: "You should act morally. Nobody might be able to solve the issues this nation is currently facing if we don't. Because we didn't do our part as leaders, the same issues will recur in the future.

Another lawmaker hinted, "He didn't tell us directly how to handle the matter, but from the body language anyone could tell what he meant."

This comes after National Assembly Speaker Moses Wetang’ula on Tuesday received four petitions seeking the removal of the four IEBC commissioners: deputy chairperson Juliana Cherera, Francis Mathenge, Irene Masit and Justus Nyang’aya.

Wetang’ula immediately approved the petitions and committed them to the Justice and Legal Affairs Committee of the National Assembly.

“The committee has 14 days within which to submit a report to the House as required under the Standing Orders. Once the committee table the report, the House will have 10 days to decide whether or not the petitions contain valid grounds for removal of the commissioners,” Wetangua directed.

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