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I will not resign, Chebukati says after three quit - 12 months ago, 17 Apr 14:52

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Embattled IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati yesterday said that he will not resign despite his leadership of the commission being disparaged by three colleagues.

But as he put on a brave face, the die was cast, as political opinion converged on the need to clean out the stables and restructure the commission.

Chebukati was struck by news of the resignation of his Vice Chair Connie Maina, Commissioners Paul Kurgat and Margret Wanjala as he began a meeting with staff at Anniversary Towers.  

"The chairman was caught totally unawares. When he started the meeting, he told us that Mwachanya was away on official duty, Kurgat was on leave and Maina was on her way to attend the meeting,” a member of staff said..

“Once the news broke, the chair looked very shocked but put up a brave face,” said the senior staff.

“He also told us that work will continue even as staff challenged him to explain ...
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