IEBC Responds to NASA petition ahead of hearing

Here is IEBC remarks on the NASA on petition

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According to IEBC, the NASA petition is vague affirming that they conducted the elections in a fair and free manner.

The Electoral body further argues that the figures projected on its portal did not affect the results as claimed by NASA.

It added that all Party agents were given equal opportunity to verify the results, denying reports that forms used to declare results were not authentic

Chief Executive Officer, Ezra Chiloba, expressed satisfaction with the electoral process, with the Supreme Court Judges expected to start hearing the petition on Saturday (August 26).

NASA led by their leader Raila Odinga filed their election petition at the Court minutes before the midnight deadline outlined in the constitution.

Odinga has asked the Supreme Court to nullify the presidential election held 10 days ago and order a fresh one citing massive irregularities and a flawed electoral process which handed President Uhuru Kenyatta the win over him.

In the 25,000 page petition, the Opposition leader accused IEBC of manipulating votes in favour of Kenyatta and denying him the victory in the August 8 polls.

One the other hand, President Uhuru Kenyatta has also filed his response to the election petition challenging his win following the August 8 polls.

Kenyatta posted on his social media pages a clip and pictures of him signing the legal papers at State House Kenya flanked by his team of lawyers who included Fred Ngatia, Ahmednasir Abdullahi, Katwa Kigen, Tom Macharia and Evans Monari.

The Supreme Court Judges  are expected to start hearing the petition from Saturday (August 26).

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