IEBC’s drastic new changes in its top management

The electoral body is set to make sweeping changes in its top hierarchy.

Among the changes include the scrapping of the powerful position of deputy chief electoral officer in charge of operations.

The position was currently held by Betty Nyabuto who has left the commission after the completion of her five-year contract.

Under the commission’s proposed new structure, the crucial job of operations will now fall under the office of the Deputy Chief Electoral Officer in charge of Support Services which is currently held Marjan Hussein.

Hussein was appointed by chairman Wafula Chebukati to head the team which oversaw oversee the October 26 repeat presidential poll.

According to The Star, the electoral body also seeks to reduce its regional election coordinators and managers to 10 from the current 17.

The internal changes are meant to reduce costs and improve efficiency in the commission.

Nyabuto was in the list of electoral officials which NASA wanted out before the repeat presidential election polls of October 26.

Others in the list included CEO Ezra Chiloba, voter registration and electoral operations director Immaculate Kasait, former head of legal department Praxedes Tororey, ICT director James Muhati and Commissioner Yakub Guliye.

Tororey retired in September after attaining the age of 60.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Baringo church disowns man arrested for burning children's feet

Baringo church disowns man arrested for burning children's feet

Malala loses police protection over 'hawahitaji masomo' comment

Malala loses police protection over 'hawahitaji masomo' comment

2022 election campaign period officially begins, other key dates from IEBC [List]

2022 election campaign period officially begins, other key dates from IEBC [List]

Artist stranded after pushing Ruto's sculpture on wheelbarrow from Nakuru

Artist stranded after pushing Ruto's sculpture on wheelbarrow from Nakuru

Kalonzo’s super deal with Raila and cabinet slots before Azimio comeback

Kalonzo’s super deal with Raila and cabinet slots before Azimio comeback

Inside the Cleophas Malala degree fiasco and heated interview [Video]

Inside the Cleophas Malala degree fiasco and heated interview [Video]

Ruto woos Narok voters with tough talk on Kenyatta Family-owned land

Ruto woos Narok voters with tough talk on Kenyatta Family-owned land

Kalonzo still vying & accepted Raila's offer - Wiper officials send mixed messages

Kalonzo still vying & accepted Raila's offer - Wiper officials send mixed messages

Uhuru makes surprise appearance at KDF airshow driving himself, Ethiopian PM

Uhuru makes surprise appearance at KDF airshow driving himself, Ethiopian PM