Details have now emerged on what's going to happen to Vice Chief of the Defence Forces (VCDF) Lt-Gen Francis Ogolla later in the year.
Ogolla is among the military bosses suspected to be in President William Ruto's bad books, following his revelations that some of the military chiefs were involved in the plan to rig cheat him out of his win after the August 2022 presidential election.
In his affidavits, IEBC Chair Wafula Chebukati had confirmed that Ogolla was among the National Security Advisory Council (NSAC) members who met him just before he declared the results.
He added that they tried to talk him into declaring Azimio La Umoja candidate Raila Odinga the victor instead of Ruto, who was the actual winner.
And with Ruto being seen kicking out people he believes worked against him and replacing them with loyalists, he might not need to fire Ogolla, who will be retiring from office later in the year.
The Standard has established that Director General of National Intelligence Service (NIS) Philip Kameru is also approaching his exit from office and will be retiring in two years.
Chebukati, in his affidavits before the Supreme Court, claimed that the NSAC team, which also included Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai and Solicitor General Kennedy Ogeto, insisted that he doctors the results to deny Ruto his win.
The NSAC, in its counter affidavit, clarified that it sought to meet Chebukati not to interfere with the results but to find out why the IEBC was taking too long to make the final announcement.
“The NSAC had noted at the time of requesting for the meeting, it was not clear whether IEBC and the chairperson would be able to meet the said timelines, or whether they were facing any challenges, given that the public display of results had been stopped abruptly and that there was no public on the same," it said.
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