President Kenyatta appoints new IEBC commissioners

President Kenyatta appoints new IEBC commissioners

BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,2ND AUG 2021-President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed new commissioners to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission – IEBC, ending the quorum hitch at the commission less than a year to the general election.

In a gazette notice dated 1st September 2021, the head of state also appointed new commissioners to the teachers service commission -TSC.

This is after Parliament Wednesday approved their nomination for appointment. The new commissioners will serve in the respective commissions for a period of six years.

The four appointed IEBC commissioners are Juliana Whonge Cherera, Francis Mathenge Wanderi, Irene Cherop Masit, and Justus Abonyo Nyang’aya.

They replace Roselyne Akombe, Consolata Nkatha, Margaret Mwachanya, and Paul Kurgat, who resigned after the 2017 polls.

Those appointed to serve at the TSC are Nicodemus Ojuma Anyang, Christine K. Kahindi, Sharon Jelagat Kisire, Annceta G. Wafukho, and Salesa Adano Abudo.

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