The outgoing Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, IEBC Chairman now wants National Security Advisory Council (NSAC) whom he accused of attempting to interfere with the results of the August polls. Wafula Chebukati termed the act of their actions “greatest attempt to usurp the will of the people" that cannot be swept under the carpet.
The 2022 general elections in Kenya culminated in the announcement of the presidential election results at the Bomas of Kenya by the independent electoral and boundaries commission (IEBC) chairperson Wafula Chebukati. The results which saw that the then deputy president William Ruto had defeated Azimio la umoja One Kenya coalition party leader Raila Odinga were challenged at the Martha Koome led supreme court.
Political Analyst professor Herman Manyora has reacted through his official YouTube channel claiming that the IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati and his team failed Kenyans during their time in office. Herman Manyora was asked to rate the outgoing IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati as his time in office comes to an end he rate Wafula Chebukati 0%, out of 10% in office as the IEBC Chairman that saw Raila Odinga challenge his lost two times at the supreme court of Kenya.
The term of three independent electoral and boundaries commission (IEBC) commissioners who organized the 2022 general elections is finally coming to an end at a time when some of the commissioners have thrown in the towel and resigned. In a statement on social, IEBC commissioner Boya Molu who is one of the two commissioners who supported IEBC chairperson Wafula Chebukati's declaration of Dr William Ruto as president has bid farewell to kenyans.
The independent electoral and boundaries commission chairman Mr Wafula Chebukati has and other Commissioners Guliye and Mulu have ended their six years tenure at the commission. And as they exit office, Commissioner Guliye has advised to choose the commissioners who will replace them with a lot of wisdom while Mr Chebukati has requested the president to probe the events at Bomas during the declaration of the presidential results.
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission announced the August General Elections Presidential Results under intense pressure after chaos broke out at the Bomas of Kenya. The people who had assembled at the Bomas of Kenya started fighting for a few minutes before the National Police Service who were in charge of security at the event managed to bring the situation under control.
The six-year security of tenure for the Chairman of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Wafula Chebukati with other two commissioners Boya Molu and Abdi Guliye ends today. During the launch of the post-election evaluation report yesterday the three asked the president to form an inquiry to probe the events of 15th August 2022 at the Bomas of Kenya.
The end of the six-year term of Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairperson Wafula Wanyonyi Chebukati and two other commissioners comes in 2 days, and will see them conclude a tumultuous chapter that saw four commissioners resign, and three of their replacements follow suit. As they leave office, taxpayers will pay the outgoing chairman of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Wafula Chebukati and the two commissioners a cumulative amount of Sh32.7 million as their send-off package.In the package Mr Chebukati will take home Sh12, 374,208 while the two commissioners will each take home Sh10, 274,402.
Members of constitutional commissions are meeting with President William Ruto today, January 17, 2023, in Stated House Nairobi. The meeting will start at 11 a.m., according to State House Press Secretary Emmanuel Talaam. "The President has supported independent entities in a transparent manner.
On May 7, 2009, the Kenyan Interim Independent Electoral Commission (IIEC) was founded. The commission was established to take the position of Kenya's former Electoral Commission, which was heavily criticized for electoral violence after the nation's 2007 general elections. On May 11, 2009, the Commissioner was sworn in.
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission's Chair person Mr Wafula Chebukati, commissioners Abdi Guliye and Boya Molu are set to retire on January 17, having served a non-renewable term of six years at the electoral agency. It is not clear if the three have proceeded on three-month termiMr Chebukati and commissioners Abdi Guliye and Boya Molu are set to retire on January 17, having served a non-renewable term of six years at the electoral agency.
Wafula Chebukati, the head of the Independent Electoral and Boundary Commission, has finished the last thing he had to do before he quits after six years of service. On Monday, he and other IEBC officials put out the Post Election Evaluation Report for the 2022 election.
Chair of the Independent Electoral and Boundary Commission Wafula Chebukati has finished his final task before hanging up his boots after six years in service. Released the Post Election Evaluation Report for the 2022 election on Monday together with other IEBC officials. The study outlines, among other things, the electoral stakeholders' observations of the voting process on August 9, 2022, as well as changes to Kenya's electoral system that have been suggested.
According to media reports the head of state is set to make a major meeting with chairpersons of the Constitutional Commission and holders of Independent offices. The president is set to reveal his intentions of keeping Judiciary and police security private. Details emerging from The Star disclosed that the meeting will begin at 11 Am at the state house.
The independent electoral and boundaries commission chairman Hon Wafula Chebukati today testified how they went into hiding after the Bomas Chaos on the general election. According to the news which was shared on the social media platforms, the independent electoral and boundaries commission chairman Hon Wafula Chebukati and his colleague Hon Guliye went into hiding after announcing the presidential results where Ruto emerged the winner.
According to President William Ruto, during the elections in August 2022, there was a clear attempt to assassinate departing Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman Wafula Chebukati. President Ruto mentioned that he is aware that some actors were interested in undermining the polls and threatened Chebukati to tamper with the presidential results during a meeting with constitutional commissions and independent institutions on Tuesday at State House in Nairobi.
On Tuesday, His Excellency the Head of State President William Ruto met with Wafula Chebukati, the departing chair of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission. They connected at a high-level gathering of the nation's commissioners for independent offices and constitutional commissions held at State House. There were representatives from fifteen commissions, including the IEBC, whose two departing commissioners and chairperson were present during the conference.
The European Union ambassador to Kenya Henriette Geiger has asked the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to carry on the greatest achievement they recorded in the previous elections to the 2027 general elections. Geiger, asked the IEBC to give Kenyans a better poll in their next elections.
President William Samoei Ruto has said there was aware that there was an attempt to Kidnap and Murder the outgoing Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Wafula Chebukati at Bomas of Kenya during the tallying of the presidential votes during last year's election. The president said this in StateHouse, Nairobi during a meeting with constitutional commissions and independent institutions today.
The chair of the council of Governs, Anne Waiguru, has urged Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission to utilise lessons from the 2022 general election in order to inform the conduct of the next electoral cycle. Speaking at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission's Post-election Evaluation forum on Monday at the Safari Park Hotel, Waiguru said in order to make recommendation that will guide the strategies to be used for the 2027 general election to be successful, it was necessary to examine what succeeded and failed as well as lessons learned.