OMTATAH BID TO BLOCK IEBC TENDER TO KPMG FLOPS AGAIN

Activist Okiyah Omtatah who is seeking to block auditing firm KPMG from auditing voters register.
Activist Okiyah Omtatah who is seeking to block auditing firm KPMG from auditing voters register.
BY SAM ALFAN.- www.nairobitimez.com.
High court has declined to issue orders stopping the ongoing audit of the voters register by International audit firm KPMG.
The High Court ruled that it was in public interest for the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to make all the necessary logistical arrangements within the strict deadlines imposed by the Constitution.
The court further directed that the matter be heard expeditiously adding that Kenya’s are psyched up for the August polls.
“The petition is likely to affect the timelines of the elections,”Aburili said.

The final audit of the national voter registry will be conducted by international firm, KPMG, before presentation to the National Assembly in readiness for the August General Election.

Lawyer Wambua Kilonzo confirmed to Justice Roselyne Aburili that the IEBC executed the contract with KPMG on March 31 and the audit was already underway.

The national polls agency was keen to observe all the time-lines to ensure that Kenyans exercise their democratic rights to vote.

The Judge observed that Kenyans were “psyched” for the elections and a court of law cannot change the date when they should pick leaders of their choice. Read more details-http://nairobitimez.com/2017/04/05/omtatah-bid-to-block-iebc-tender-to-kpmg-flops-again/

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