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How KOT reacted to postponement of election in troubled counties

By NAIRA HABIB October 27th, 2017 1 min read

Kenyans online have expressed varied reactions to an announcement by IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati postponing election in four Nyanza counties from Saturday to a yet to be announced date.

On Friday Mr Chebukati cited security reasons to further postpone the voting exercise in this areas that have been characterized by wide scale violence and police brutality.

The four counties are strongholds of Raila Odinga, the National Super Alliance (Nasa) Presidential candidate who withdrew from the race and asked his supporters to stay away from polling stations.

Chebukati also announced that repeat election will continue as scheduled on Saturday in selected polling stations in Fafi and Turkana where the exercise was affected by security issues and adverse weather conditions.

This is what KOT had to say: