Presiding Officers and their Deputies trained

The IEBC Presiding officers and their Deputies in Laikipia East Constituency were urged to ensure credible and transparent forth coming election in Laikipia County.

The County Returning Officer (CRO), Agnes Mutisya reminded the officers that their delivery of election on Tuesday August 8 is crucial in sustenance of peace after elections.

While closing a training session for the officers at Nanyuki High School, Ms. Mutisya reminded the officials that all eyes were on them to deliver credible elections.

To deliver credible and undisputed results, work within the stipulated electoral law for election is about the law, Mutisya urged the officials.

Do not sympathise with voters who do not meet requirements of voting for everything in electoral process is legal and must be adhered to, she added.

Mutisya pointed out that the county had been featured in the news for wrong reasons such as insecurity and good conduct of elections was required to restore the image of the county.

She reminded them to work as a team in their polling stations so as to ensure smooth elections in those stations, earning confidence of the voters.

The 369 officers who were being trained were reminded to ensure there are minimal or no spoilt ballot papers in their polling stations.

The IEBC county boss also observed that the Kenya Integrated Electoral Management System (KIEMS) was highly reliable hence there was no fear of failure.

The Nanyuki Chief Magistrate (CM), Lucy Mutai who sworn in the officers reminded them to abide with the oath of secrecy they sworn.

Source: Kenya News Agency