Cord, Jubilee in war of words over polls

Mr Aden Duale (right), the Majority Leader in the National Assembly and senator Kipchumba Murkomen lead other Jubilee legislators in defending the conduct of the 2013 election in Nairobi on April 23, 2014. PHOTO | PHOEBE OKALL

What you need to know:

  • Jubilee leaders, including Mr Aden Duale, the Majority Leader in Parliament, defended IEBC over claims that it carried out an election that was neither free nor fair
  • On Wednesday, Jubilee members of the National Assembly and the Senate accused the Opposition of a “smear campaign” against the IEBC

The Opposition coalition, Cord, on Wednesday set the stage for a new political duel with the ruling Jubilee Coalition when it announced that it would petition Parliament to disband the electoral commission.

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