Start hiring of new chief executive afresh, IEBC told

IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati (left) and acting CEO Marjan Hussein Marjan.The Labour court has ordered the electoral agency  to start afresh the process of recruiting a new chief executive.

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What you need to know:

  • Justice Byram Ongaya said the recruitment process that started in May last year was not transparent and was marred by conflict of interest.
  • The group sued IEBC for committing various irregularities, including failure to publish the names of all applicants and shortlisted candidates.

The Labour court has ordered the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to start afresh the process of recruiting a new chief executive, who also doubles up as the agency’s secretary.

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