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NASA MPs call for electoral reforms following IEBC resignations - 9 months ago, 17 Apr 13:29

By: Brian Kisanji

Two NASA allied MPs have called for the initiation of electoral law reforms following the resignation of three Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) commissioners. Ayub Savula, the Lugari MP believes the resignation was a clear indication of lack of independence at the commission and that the three remaining commissioners should also resign. With the exit of the commission's Vice Chair Nkatha Maina, Commissioners Margaret Mwachanya and Paul Kurgat, leaders now want a new team capable of working independently and with unity. Following the resignation of three on Monday, the commission has no quorum to conduct any business. Under the IEBC Act, five commissioners are required to constitute a quorum. "The remaining three commissioners lack quorum and should follow suit and allow for a new well-constituted commission to be formed," said Mr Savula. He added: "We were always right as NASA when we boycotted the repeat presidential election in October ...
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