United Democratic Alliance (UDA) has requested an urgent meeting with the Independent Electoral and Boundary Commission (IEBC) over the use of the manual register in the coming election.
In a letter seen by Newsmoto, UDA called for an urgent meeting between all presidential candidates and the commission to discuss the use of the manual register as ordered by the High Court.
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“On behalf of the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) Party presidential candidate William Ruto, I hereby request you to convene an urgent meeting of representatives of the presidential candidates participating in the 2022 elections to clarify the implication of the recent decision of the High Court ordering the IEBC to apply the manual register as a backup.” read the statement.
According to the national chief agent Senator Kithure Kindiki, there is a need for the parties and the commission to build consensus on the implication of the register.
“We take the strong view that there is a need for the presidential candidates and the commission to build consensus on the exact implications of the aforesaid decision and the protocols to be applied with the said decision,” said Kindiki.