2017 election: IEBC shopping for expert to audit its systems

Independent Elections and Boundaries Commission Chairman Wafula Chebukati (left) shakes hands with former Chief Justice, Dr Willy Mutunga, during the launch of the "Post-Election Evaluation Report for the 2017 General and Fresh Presidential Elections" at the KICC Tsavo ballroom on February 12, 2019. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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  • The ODM leader also alleged that results from some of the polling stations were relayed from ungazetted areas, and that the system was configured to maintain an 11 per cent margin between him and Mr Kenyatta.

  • He described President Kenyatta and his Deputy, Mr William Ruto, as computer-generated leaders, a remark described by the President in his affidavit as demeaning.

IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati says the commission is shopping for an external consultant to audit its data systems to finally reveal what might have happened during the transmission of results in the August 2017 Presidential Election that was nullified by the Supreme Court.


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