The fresh presidential elections to be held on 26th October-IEBC

The fresh presidential elections to be held on 26th October-IEBC

BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,21ST SEPT 2017-The independent electoral and boundaries commission IEBC has  revised  the date of the fresh presidential elections from  17th October to 26th October 2017.

In a statement send to the press Thursday and signed by the commission’s chair Wafula Chebukati ,the commission says the changes in dates has been brought about by the full ruling by the supreme court judges on Wednesday 20TH Sept,that outlined reasons that led to the nullification of the presidential results of the elections held on 8TH August 2017.

The commission says the extension will help in putting in place measures to enable it carry out the fresh election in accordance to the courts directive and order.

The commission  has promised to give further information on Friday 22nd September on exactly what it plans to do before the 26th of October.

Here is the statement:

 

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