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E U Observer Mission urge the aggrieved to follow laid down legal means in seeking redress

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BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,10TH AUG 2017-The European election Observer mission  has urged all parties aggrieved  with the outcome of the elections to use established legal ways in seeking redress.

Addressing the press in Nairobi Thursday 10th  the mission led by  chief observer Marietje Schaake the  mission  has urged all concerned parties and especially political leaders to use their influence in providing a solution and preaching peace.

She further commended the manner in which IEBC conducted the entire process challenges not withstanding.They have however noted that the results transmission formats need to be looked into in future with aim of finding out which specific one could be acceptable to all without raising questions.

They have urged Kenyans to be calm and peaceful saying the election was not the end in itself.

THey have also urged for  proper investigation into the murder of IEBC ICT manager Chris  Msando and whether his death has impacted the outcome of the elections.

The mission is also urging all concerned  allow IEBC time to complete tallying of votes and announcement of the same and if there are not satisfied they should follow the legal ways and go to court.

Schaake also noted that  lack of trust in electoral process could not be compensated by technology.However appreciated the functioning of the entire voting system and work of IEBC in 2017 elections.




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