Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman Wafula Chebukati has lauded the show of unity from the top leaders in the country saying the gesture is healthy for the country to move forward amid last year’s acrimonious general election.
Speaking at IEBC offices in Nakuru town on his tour of IEBC offices across the country to enhance capacity of the officers, Chebukati said that such closing of ranks by leaders is important as it helot to work for the common good of the people.
“Personally and on behave of the commission i want to say that the move is welcome and it is high time for the leaders to forego egos so that they can realize the necessity of serving the good people of Kenya”, he said.
On boundaries review, Chebukati cleared air on some of the perceptions that the commission may increase electoral units stressing that the commission is strictly working on the constitutionally recognized numbers of electoral units.
He further reiterated the vindication of the commission in the last year’s general election saying that the outcomes of the petitions has proved that they did their work above board and are prepared to conduct any by-elections should the various appeals lodged int he courts fails.
PHOTO/Mwakilishi.com:IEBC Chair Wafula Chebukati.He has lauded the show of unity from the top leaders in the country saying the gesture is healthy for the country to move forward amid last year’s acrimonious general election.