Vote counting begin countrywide,Upesinews.co.ke to keep you informed

Vote counting begin countrywide,Upesinews.co.ke to keep you informed

BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,8TH AUG 2017-Most of the polling stations across the country  have closed shortly after 5pm with vote counting beginning  in Earnest.UPESINEWS.CO.KE has since learned  that some polling stations in some parts of the country however will extend their voting hours due  challenges experienced earlier in the day.Some of those parts include Turkana North and West as well as Loima which had voting  delayed due to heavy rains which pounded the county  making most roads impassable.

Other areas such as Laikipia had delays due to insecurity issues.Addressing the press at the Bomas of Kenya Tuesday 8th Afternoon ,IEBC chair Wafula Chebukati sought to affirm the affected  areas will be compensated with the lost time.

The other areas affected were Nakuru East and Ndia in Kirinyaga county.The delay was  atributed to mix up in distribution of polling materials where those destined for Nakuru East found their way to Ndia while those meant for Ndia were traced to Nakuru east constituency.However IEBC  soughted  out the issue with voting starting as late as vote 2PM.  Wajir south also affected.

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