Raila issues 3 new demands before repeat elections

A confident Raila wants all of the demands met before taking part in the polls.

In a rally in Nairobi on Sunday, Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka, Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetang’ula demanded the removal of some senior Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) officials led by CEO Ezra Chiloba whom they blame for bungling the polls.

“Chiloba cannot manage our election again. We will not have an election managed by thieves because that will be like giving our goats to hyenas. They will eat them whole, and we cannot have that,” Raila said.

Other senior IEBC officials NASA wants out include: voter registration and electoral operations director Immaculate Kasait, head of legal department Praxedes Tororey, head of operations Betty Nyabuto and ICT director James Muhati and commissioner Yakob Guliye.

In a ruling issued by the Supreme Court last Friday led by Chief Justice David Maraga, the court said the electoral board committed "irregularities and illegalities" during last month's vote, harming the integrity of the election.

"The presidential election was not conducted in accordance with the constitution, rendering the declared results invalid, null and void," Chief Justice David Maraga said and ordered for a fresh election within 60 days.

NASA also wants the sacking of all the 290 returning officers, claiming they were accomplices in vote rigging.

Raila’s team also demanded that the Dubai-based Al-Ghurair Company be blacklisted from printing the country’s ballot papers.

Al-Ghurair, they claimed, did a substandard job, including printing ballot papers with no security features.

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