With only a week left to the general elections, the independent electoral and
Boundaries commission (iebc) on its move to ensure the elections are free and fair set up
Two centers at the bomas of kenya which will facilitate efficient communication to the
Public and iebc officials.
A media center was set up for journalists to keep track of events as they happen during
The general election and inform the publice while a call center is aimed to ease up
Comminication between iebc officials at the national polling and its officer spread
Across all 46000 polling station in the country. The two centers were declared fully
Fuctional by today.
“we are in a conversation to enhance media work in covering elections, being the first
Time something is happening we hope it will be a tradition to move forward.” Said
Martin maasai, a trustee of the kenya editor’s guild.
The national police service involved in providing security during the august 9 th polls
Advised kenyans to adhere to the laws in voting centers while dominque kisavi a police
Commissioner ensured the public of maximum security before and after the election
“our business is to provide security that kenyans will be able to cast their votes without
Fear of harm but we also advice kenyans that on election day please cast your vote and
Go home” said Domonique.
by Michael Owuoth