For­give IEBC and let’s elect Raila – Zuleikha

NASA lead­ers want Che­bukati and Chiloba pros­e­cuted over elec­tion mal­prac­tices

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Kwale woman rep­re­sen­ta­tive Zuleikha Juma has asked Kenyans to for­give the IEBC of­fi­cials over ir­reg­u­lar­i­ties cited dur­ing the hear­ing of the pres­i­den­tial poll pe­ti­tion.

She asked Kenyans to turn a new leaf and elect NASA leader Raila Odinga.

On Fri­day af­ter the Supreme Court de­liv­ered a rul­ing nul­li­fy­ing the re­elec­tion of Pres­i­dent Uhuru Keny­atta, top NASA lead­ers said they will not al­low the cur­rent IEBC com­mis­sion­ers to over­see the re­peat pres­i­den­tial elec­tion.

They said those who con­spired with “crim­i­nals and took over the elec­toral com­mis­sion” must face crim­i­nal charges. The court or­dered a re­run of the pres­i­den­tial elec­tion in 60 days.

NASA lead­ers also want IEBC chair­man Wa­fula Che­bukati and CEO Ezra Chiloba pros­e­cuted over elec­tion mal­prac­tices.

But Juma said al­though Che­bukati and his team com­mit­ted a crime, there is need to for­give them.

“Let us for­give them, turn a new page and vote for Raila Odinga as our fifth Pres­i­dent,” she said.

Juma joined NASA sup­port­ers in cel­e­brat­ing the court rul­ing in Matuga and Msamb­weni con­stituen­cies.

She said it is clear Kenyans over­whelm­ingly voted for Raila.

“Let us go out and cam­paign ahead of the elec­tion to en­sure Raila wins,” Juma said.

She was ac­com­pa­nied by former Matuga MP and Kwale ODM chair­man Has­san Mwany­oha.


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