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My dead son still on IEBC Register - Raila

Raila reveals

Speaking during an interview on Radio Maisha, Mr. Odinga claimed that his son who died in 2015 was still on the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) register as a voter.

According to the former Prime Minister, it was ridiculous for the electoral body to tell Kenyans that it had cleaned up the register yet dead Kenyans were still on it.

"Ati wanasema walisafisha register, mtoto wangu alifariki 2015, Fidel Odinga, jina yake iko kwa hiyo register," he said.


Loosely translated as: "They say that they cleaned up the register. My son Fidel Odinga died in 2015 but his name is still there".

The Former Prime Minister warned IEBC stating that: "tunaangalia IEBC na microscope, tunaangalia kila kitu ambayo wanafanya, ile njama yote wanapanga,watu wangu wao kila mahali wanaangalia, wanaangazwa, maanake mjinga ameerefuka".

He further criticized the Commission over the last week hiccup which saw Kenyans get feedback when they sent non-existent ID numbers to confirm registration.

“Ile ambayo ni ya kushangaza ukiweka ID card 00 jina inatoka, ukiweka 11 jina inatoka, ile uchafu tulikua ambae tumegundua mapema wakasema wataenda kusafisha bado imo pale pale," he said.

Earlier IEBC had assured Kenyans that it deleted 88,602 dead voters from the register, bringing the total number of registered voters to 19,611,423.


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