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Chiloba woes deepen as he gets three months forced leave - 10 months ago, 17 June 00:08

Roselyne Obala

Embattled IEBC Chief Executive Officer Ezra Chiloba’s woes appear far from over after chairman Wafula Chebukati cut short his court win celebration to resume work.

From the look of things, Mr Chiloba is an unwanted man at the electoral agency battling legitimacy following the resignation of four commissioners.

The chairman wasted no time to send Chiloba back home, not even allowing him to set foot in the premises of the commission located at Anniversary Towers.

Justice Stephen Radido’s Thursday ruling that lifted the initial suspension by Chebukati that sent Chiloba on forced leave pending an audit on unspecified “procurement issues. But that was just a temporary reprieve.

Chebukati capitalised on the ruling to now properly send his CEO on a three-month compulsory leave.

“The commission has resolved to suspend you with immediate effect as the CEO/Secretary pending the completion of the comprehensive audit of all major procurements relating to the August 8, 2017 General Election as well as the ...
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