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Election commissioner’s resignation unlikely to derail re-run election preparations but Kenyan opposition will probably sabotage voting process

19 October 2017

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The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chair, Wafula Chebukati, on 18 October stated he was confident that the re-run presidential election scheduled for 26 October will still take place as planned.

The announcement came in response to a senior IEBC official who resigned on 17 October after claiming that the new election process would not be credible.

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