Commotion at Bomas as Azimio agents accuse IEBC official of altering results

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Homa Bay governor-elect  Gladys Wanga argues with a police officer at the Bomas of Kenya during the ongoing verification of presidential results on August 13, 2022. An IEBC official was accused of altering results.

Photo credit: Dennis Onsongo | Nation Media Group

There was a commotion at the Bomas of Kenya auditorium, the venue of the presidential vote tallying after Azimio la Umoja agents accused an electoral commission official of allegedly altering the results from his laptop.

A female agent raised the alarm in the hall after bumping into the IEBC official and other unidentified persons in the backroom of the tallying room, drawing the attention of the electoral agency commissioners and security. 

She confiscated the laptop from the official even as the IEBC official moved in a huff back to the voter verification table where he had been confirming the results.

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Homa Bay governor-elect Gladys Wanga and Ruaraka MP TJ Kajwang protest during the ongoing IEBC presidential results verification exercise at the Bomas of Kenya on august 13, 2022. 

Photo credit: Dennis Onsongo | Nation Media Group

IEBC Commissioner, Prof Abdi Guliye, later intervened and summoned the official together with the complainants for interrogation. 

Ruaraka MP TJ Kajwang' is among Azimio officials following up on the matter to ascertain the motive of electoral agency official.

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