Nairobi: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
IEBC has officially received the certificate nullifying the election of Hon. George Wanjohi as the Mathare Member of National Assembly from the Court of Appeal, in compliance with section 86(1) of the Elections Act 2011.
As provided by section 86(2) of the Elections Act, 2011 IEBC has written to the Speaker of the National Assembly acknowledging receipt of the certificate and requesting the speaker to declare the seat vacant paving way for setting of a date and a subsequently holding a by- election in the Constituency.
After receiving Writs from the Speaker of the National Assembly, IEBC will announce the date for mini poll, which by-law must be within 90 days from the date of the Speaker's note.