IEBC blamed  for many errors witnessed in August 8 elections

IEBC blamed for many errors witnessed in August 8 elections

BY EURIDICE NZIOKA,NAIROBI,21ST AUG 2017-Civil society organization African center for open governance AFRICOG  has blamed the independent Electoral and Boundaries commission IEBC  for numerous anomalies witnessed during the just concluded Elections held on August8.Commending on the challenges witnessed in the said poll.

AFRICOG executive director Gladwel Otieno  says  failure to address the  challenges witnessed during  awarding of ballot papers printing tender  in the   2013  and 2017 general elections as well as not dealing with complains raised on register of voters contributed largely to increased cases of anomalies that have been witnessed in  both exercises.

She further accused the courts for  failing  to take legal action against IEBC  following mistakes committed in 2013 general elections ,a move that could have led to the commission  being more careful in the 2017 elections.

 

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