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Akombe is now all smiles and bright in the US

By NAIRA HABIB October 21st, 2017 1 min read

Pictures former IEBC commissioner Dr Roselyn Akombe, all smiles and vibrant in the United States, have gone viral on social media.

The photos capture Dr Akombe dressed in a sleeveless top with flower prints and grey trousers seated on a bench in what appears to be a park.

Dr Akombe has lately been made headline news after tendering her resignation from the commission from New York just days to the repeat presidential election.

In a statement, Dr Akombe said the repeat election as planned cannot meet the basic expectations of a credible election.

Former IEBC Commissioner Roselyn Akombe in the United States. PHOTO | COURTESY
Former IEBC Commissioner Roselyn Akombe in the United States. PHOTO | COURTESY

“The commission in its current state can surely not guarantee a credible election on October 26. I do not want to be party to such a mockery to electoral integrity,” said Dr Akombe.


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Sh also accused IEBC of being party to the current political crisis in the country adding that her resignation was also informed by personal safety.

“My decision to leave the IEBC will disappoint some of you, but it is not for lack of trying. I have tried the best I could do given the circumstances. Sometimes, you walk away, especially when potentially lives are at stake,” she said.