IEBC team may assume office next week and take over voter listing

Dr Paul Kurgat when he appeared before justice and Legal Affairs Committee at County Hall, Nairobi, on January 11, 2017. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • One of the main tasks of the new team would be to oversee the voter listing that begins next week.
  • The nominees who appeared before the National Assembly Justice and Legal Affairs Committee on Wednesday, promised to conduct the affairs of IEBC in a transparent manner.
  • Ms Wanjala, a native of Taita-Taveta County, said voter education was required to boost listing in areas known for low turnout.

The new electoral commission is expected to assume office next week and take over the registration of voters targeting more than six million Kenyans.

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