Despite the unending criticitsm that has been channelled towards the IEBC by the Azimio one kenya Alliance, President William Ruto has appointed seven members who will spearhead the selection of IEBC cahairperson and commissioners.
Opposition leader Raila Odinga had accused Ruto of manipulating IEBC so that it could favour him during the 2027
The members appointed to the selection committee include: Bethuel Sugut and Novince Euralia Atieno have been selected to represent the Parliamentary Service Commission.
Evans Misati James will represent the political parties committee.
Benson Ngugi Njeri of Igeria and Ngugi advocates will represent the law society of Kenya. Charity Kisotu, Nelson Makanda and Fatuma Saman will join the committte.
President @WilliamsRuto appoints the selection panel for the recruitment of the nominees for appointment as the Chairperson and members of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). pic.twitter.com/f379rDPo4S
— Hussein Mohamed, MBS. (@HusseinMohamedg) February 27, 2023
Wafula Chebukati’s tenure will ending after conducting two general elections that Opposition leader Raila Odinga heavily criticized.
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