IEBC summons 14 over alleged breach of electoral code of conduct

IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati at a past function.
File image of IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati. PHOTO| COURTESY

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has on Monday summoned 14 candidates for various seats in the August 8th polls who are alleged to have breached the electoral code of conduct during their campaigns.

The IEBC Electoral Code of Conduct Enforcement Committee has now summoned the 14 candidates to appear before the team on Wednesday together with complainants in the cases.

Among those summoned are: Bungoma Governor Ken Lusaka of Jubilee and his opponent Wycliffe Wangamati of Ford Kenya, Kibwezi East MP Jessica Mbalu of Wiper and her rival Philip Kaloki of Jubilee Party.

Others are Starehe ODM candidate Steve Mbogo and his rival Thomas Makori.

IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati has now warned candidates taking part in the August polls that the committee will continue to monitor the conduct of campaigns across the country adding that stern action will be taken against those found guilty of breaking the electoral code of conduct.

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