KARUA warns UHURU to ensure elections are held in August 2017 or else blood will spill againNews 09:42
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - NARC Kenya Party Leader Martha Karua has warned of another round of chaos and violence if the next General Elections will not be held in August 2017 as stipulated in the Constitution of Kenya 201o.
Speaking in Nakuru yesterday, Karua, who has declared interest in the Kirinyaga Gubernatorial seat come 2017, told President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy, William Ruto, to strictly comply with the set out timeline in the replacement of IEBC commissioners to ensure elections are held in August next year or else the country will burn again.
She noted that as NARC, they were concerned with what appears to be a deliberate and well calculated delay by the Jubilee Government in facilitating the exit of the current IEBC officials and subsequent appointment of new ones as set out in the IEBC Amendment Act.
“It is clear that IEBC should procure the electronic voter system at least 8 months before the elections, which means the new commissioners ought to be in office within October if they are to procure equipment on time,” said Karua.