MPs threaten to blacklist OT-Morpho from Kenyan tenders

An IEBC official holds a Kiems gadget during tallying at Nyeri Technical in Nyeri town on August 9, 2017. The French company OT-Morpho, which supplied the gadgets used for identifying voters and transmitting results has rebranded itself as IDEMIA. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Firm supplied poll materials to IEBC for the 2013 and 2017 General Elections.
  • In 2017, it received a Sh4.5 billion tender to supply 45,000 electronic kits used in the August 8 election.
  • A further Sh2.5 billion tender was given to firm for materials used in the repeat presidential poll on October 26, 2017.

Members of Parliament are now plotting to blacklist a French technology firm at the centre of multibillion-shilling tenders for poll materials to the electoral commission in the 2017 General Election.

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