Categories: Politics

IEBC Set To be Reconstituted According to Uhuru-Raila Pact

Kenyans could be staring at far-reaching legal changes as a raft of recommendations by the team to spearhead dialogue between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga are enforced.
Emerging reports have it that the Independent Electoral & Boundaries Commission (IEBC) would be the first casualties as proposals in the secret pact gets to be implemented.

READ ALSO:Citizen TV’s Kanze Dena In Mourning- Uhuru Sends Heartfelt Message

According to State House blogger,Robert Alai,the Electoral body will be reduced to size and only one commissioner will be left to hold office.

Currently,the agency is supposed to have a total of 8 top commissioners,namely;

  • Wafula W. Chebukati – Chairperson – sworn in on 19 January 2017
  • Consolata Nkatha Bucha Maina – Vice-Chairperson – sworn in on 19 January 2017
  • Prof. Abdi Yakub Guliye – sworn in on 19 January 2017
  • Margaret Wanjala Mwachanya – sworn in on 19 January 2017
  • Boya Molu – sworn in on 19 January 2017
  • Paul Kibiwott Kurgat – sworn in on 19 January 2017
  • Ezra Chiloba – 2015 – Commission Secretary, CEO
  • Roselyn Akombe – sworn in on 19 January 2017, Resigned on 18 October 2017 (resigned on 18/10/2017)

READ ALSO:Kalonzo Announces Next Move After Raila’s Truce With Uhuru

The former Prime Minister has been rooting for electoral reforms as one of the irreducible minimum that would trigger dialogue with the Head of State.

During the closed-door meeting of the two leaders,a retinue of advisors, led by Lawyer Paul Mwangi (from Raila’s camp) and Ambassador Martin Kimani (from Jubilee) ,were appointed to oversee full implementation the recommendations.

kenyanwiki

Share
Published by
kenyanwiki

Recent Posts

Family Tussle Erupts Over Burial of Late Mama Oliech [PHOTO]

Two obituaries with conflicting dates of burial have opened up controversy over the burial arrangements…

2 years ago

Worrying Details Emerge on Nkaissery’s Mysterious Death

Controversial NRM leader Miguna Miguna on Tuesday morning released rather shocking details on the circumstances surrounding…

2 years ago

What Uhuru said to man who wanted to marry his daughter Ngina

An enthusiastic youth from Tana River County took President Uhuru Kenyatta by surprise after asking…

2 years ago

Ex-powerful minister Obwocha dies

Former West Mugirango MP Henry Obwocha has died in Nairobi Hospital after battling illness for…

2 years ago

Matiang’i finally Speaks on the Plumb Officer Kenyans Can’t stop trolling

Kenyans on social media had a lot to say after a photo of Cabinet Secretary Fred…

2 years ago

Drama Ensues as Brave Officers Chase Deadly Criminals into a Swamp[VIDEO]

On Thursday, Limuru residents and motorists along Nairobi-Nakuru Highway were treated to a movie-like scene when…

2 years ago