KENYA’S ELECTORAL BODY EMBARKS ON INITAITIVE TO BUILD PUBLIC TRUST

NAIROBU — Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has embarked on an initiative to build public trust in the wake of last year’s divisive presidential election.

IEBC Chairperson Wafula Chebukati said here Thursday that the electoral body would be going round the country as part of its post-election evaluation process.

The commission, which was forced to conduct two presidential elections within three months after the courts rejected teholding of the first round as flawed, says it has embarked on a serious post-election evaluation process.

Speaking during a tour of Nyandarua County, about 1590 kilometres north of here, Chebukati said the audit woudl help identify possible gaps in the conduct of elections.

He also called on Kenyans to give their views on the planned boundaries delineation exercise which will be conducted soon after the forthcoming national census results are published.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK