Audit of voters list starts on Friday, says electoral commission

What you need to know:

  • The auditing was supposed to begin on December 2 and end on December 31 before being presented to Parliament by January 14.
  • Auditing of the voter’s roll was one of the emotive issues under heated discussion when a 14-member bi-partisan select committee deliberated on the exit of the Issack Hassan-led team.
  • The electoral commission is recruiting 18,000 officials to manage the voter registration exercise set to start next month.
  • IEBC plans a second phase of mass voter registration between January 16 and end February 15 targeting over 6.7 million unregistered voters. 

The planned audit of the voter’s register will begin on Friday, the electoral commission has announced.

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