Moses Akaranga vows to deny services to unlisted voters

Members of the Youth Congress and Huruma residents on January 12, 2016 display posters that urge people to register as voters. PHOTO | ANTHONY OMUYA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • In Vihiga County, Governor Moses Akaranga has said that residents without voters cards will not be served by the county government.
  • IEBC statistics show that some 139,000 Vihiga residents are holding identify cards but have not registered as voters.
  • Those seeking waivers of hospital and mortuary bills, among other services, will also prove their registration status before getting the benefits.

Political leaders have devised clever ways to push Kenyans to register in preparation for the next elections.

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