US, EU envoys caution against poll law review

US ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec speaks to the press at Bomas, Nairobi on October 02, 2017. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The 14 envoys spoke of their concerns after a meeting with the IEBC leadership headed by chairman Wafula Chebukati, with commissioners Consolata Maina, Roselyn Akombe and Paul Kurgat present.
  • They were critical of the attempts to make changes to electoral laws just days to the repeat poll and demands for staff changes at the IEBC.

Diplomats have asked President Uhuru Kenyatta and National Super Alliance presidential candidate Raila Odinga to stop playing political games and undermining the electoral commission ahead of the repeat presidential elections.

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