Issack Hassan

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Issack Hassan said : “We reiterate our position that the current commissioners are not a stumbling block in preparation of the coming general election,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 30, 2016 10:45:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : "We have officers in every county and we can work with Senate and ensure that the certificate is required of all of them once it becomes law," External link

standardmedia Tuesday, September 27, 2016 12:37:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : “We have not been engaged in the pay negotiation talks because the law is coming into effect on October 4,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, September 27, 2016 5:00:00 AM EAT

Issack Hassan said ( about Yash Pal Ghai ) : "I was dedicated in my six-year service at the IEBC after serving with the Yash Pal Ghai constitution review team for five years," External link

thestarkenya Sunday, August 28, 2016 5:02:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : “We are a patriotic part of this country and we want to help the country have a free and fair election. We mean well for the country... if there is a political settlement, the commission will not stand in the way of such a settlement,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, August 3, 2016 11:44:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : “Commissioners are few and the country is bigger than us. The commission will not stay in the way of a political settlement,” External link

kenya-today Wednesday, August 3, 2016 6:21:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : "Commissioners are few and the country is bigger than us. The commission will not stay in the way of a political settlement," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, August 3, 2016 5:01:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : "If there is a political settlement to be raised, the commissioners will not be a stumbling block," External link

africareview Wednesday, August 3, 2016 4:14:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan stated : "The commission notes that the National Assembly was not in receipt of a petition calling for the removal of any commissioner. In fact those who came before you, were talking about the removal and how to set up the new commission, no one has come with allegations against the commission even those tasked with the power to investigate, told you the same thing," External link

allafrica Tuesday, August 2, 2016 2:22:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan indicated : "As a lawyer, I understand that those who have been recommended for prosecution are still innocent until they are proven guilty by a court of law. I feel vindicated and relieved both by the report of the EACC and by the Justice and Legal Affairs Committee which also tabled its report yesterday," "As a commission we are also very happy that the committee listened to us... they read our defence and they saw the case for what it was" External link

allafrica Thursday, July 21, 2016 4:54:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : “The proposal to vet the secretariat is a concern because these are the people who are concerned with the day-to-day preparations of the elections. This may affect their morale as they are concerned about their job security, which is something that even the CEO has told me,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 28, 2016 5:23:00 AM EAT

Issack Hassan said : "We are not guilty of anything, and so we will not agree to resign by pleading guilty so that we can get some form of compensation," "I would rather go to jail" External link

BBCMonitoring Wednesday, June 15, 2016 4:04:00 AM EAT

Issack Hassan said : “This is not the first time the commission has been disbanded so what will we do? We will cross that bridge when we reach it. But I strongly advise against that. I hope they don’t go that route. If there is a political solution, we are all Kenyans. We will see how it plays out, we hope there is a political solution that can make the commission stable to allow it to focus on election preparations,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 14, 2016 5:50:00 AM EAT

Issack Hassan said : “We hear they want to vet secretariat staff. This is a very bad thing because we need these people to focus on preparing for elections not on trying to keep their jobs,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 14, 2016 5:50:00 AM EAT

Issack Hassan said : “We are not guilty of anything, and so we will not agree to resign by pleading guilty so that we can get some form of compensation,” “I would rather go to jail” External link

nation-ke Monday, June 13, 2016 8:45:00 AM EAT

Issack Hassan said : "Sometimes we feel we are being told just accept to plead guilty, we will have some mitigation for you and that is not something we will accept, with due respect, we are not guilty of anything" External link

BBCMonitoring Saturday, May 21, 2016 4:07:00 AM EAT

Issack Hassan said : "The recommendation (on lifestyle audit) is not supported by the Auditor-General's report as well as evidence before PAC. This recommendation is founded upon misconceived and wrong assumption that the conduct of the commissioners amount to criminal acts. It also takes away the responsibility from the accounting officer," External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 20, 2016 1:48:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : "And when it did, they misinterpreted the factual grounding upon which the Auditor General has generated its report," External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 20, 2016 1:48:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : "Instances where the Committee recommends investigations on an individual for a decision made when in fact that individual, from documents availed to both the Auditor General and PAC was no in meetings where the decision was made," External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 20, 2016 1:48:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said ( about Commission ) : "History will judge us harshly if we allow our society to be treated to unfortunate misrepresentations about the Commission or individuals who hold those offices in trust," External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 20, 2016 1:48:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : "The commissioners hold their offices by virtue of the Constitution. We will continue to discharge our duties and we will not resign," External link

allafrica Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:15:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : "Sometimes we feel like we are being told just accept and plead guilty, we will have some mitigation for you; but that is not something that we will accept... with all due respect, we are not guilty of anything, we'd rather go to jail to protest our innocence," External link

allafrica Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:15:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : “The commissioners hold their offices by virtue of the Constitution. We will continue to discharge our duties and we will not resign,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, May 18, 2016 7:18:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : “Sometimes we feel like we are being told just accept and plead guilty, we will have some mitigation for you; but that is not something that we will accept… with all due respect, we are not guilty of anything, we’d rather go to jail to protest our innocence,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, May 18, 2016 7:18:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : "We are not guilty of anything, and so we will not agree to resign by pleading guilty so that we can get some form of compensation," "I would rather go to jail" External link

allafrica Wednesday, May 18, 2016 5:28:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : "We do not agree with the findings of the report because it was based on conjecture, was subjective and went beyond the issues that had been raised by the Auditor-General," External link

allafrica Wednesday, May 18, 2016 5:28:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : "Sometimes we feel like we are being told just accept and plead guilty, we will have some mitigation for you; but that is not something that we will accept... with all due respect, we are not guilty of anything, we'd rather go to jail to protest our innocence," External link

allafrica Wednesday, May 18, 2016 2:45:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
chairman88.00%EN10/28/201728/10/2017
boss6.00%EN03/08/201708/03/2017
boundaries commission chairman1.00%EN12/31/201631/12/2016
chairperson2.67%EN10/06/201606/10/2016
chief executive officer0.33%EN08/01/201601/08/2016
electoral commission boss0.33%EN07/21/201621/07/2016
independent electoral and boundaries commission chairman1.33%EN06/28/201628/06/2016
chairman of iebc0.33%EN05/29/201629/05/2016
Names Lang Count
Issack HassanEN99.58%
Issack HassanFR0.42%


 
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Issack Hassan said : “We reiterate our position that the current commissioners are not a stumbling block in preparation of the coming general election,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 30, 2016 10:45:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : "We have officers in every county and we can work with Senate and ensure that the certificate is required of all of them once it becomes law," External link

standardmedia Tuesday, September 27, 2016 12:37:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : “We have not been engaged in the pay negotiation talks because the law is coming into effect on October 4,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, September 27, 2016 5:00:00 AM EAT

Issack Hassan said ( about Yash Pal Ghai ) : "I was dedicated in my six-year service at the IEBC after serving with the Yash Pal Ghai constitution review team for five years," External link

thestarkenya Sunday, August 28, 2016 5:02:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : “We are a patriotic part of this country and we want to help the country have a free and fair election. We mean well for the country... if there is a political settlement, the commission will not stand in the way of such a settlement,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, August 3, 2016 11:44:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : “Commissioners are few and the country is bigger than us. The commission will not stay in the way of a political settlement,” External link

kenya-today Wednesday, August 3, 2016 6:21:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : "Commissioners are few and the country is bigger than us. The commission will not stay in the way of a political settlement," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, August 3, 2016 5:01:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : "If there is a political settlement to be raised, the commissioners will not be a stumbling block," External link

africareview Wednesday, August 3, 2016 4:14:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan stated : "The commission notes that the National Assembly was not in receipt of a petition calling for the removal of any commissioner. In fact those who came before you, were talking about the removal and how to set up the new commission, no one has come with allegations against the commission even those tasked with the power to investigate, told you the same thing," External link

allafrica Tuesday, August 2, 2016 2:22:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan indicated : "As a lawyer, I understand that those who have been recommended for prosecution are still innocent until they are proven guilty by a court of law. I feel vindicated and relieved both by the report of the EACC and by the Justice and Legal Affairs Committee which also tabled its report yesterday," "As a commission we are also very happy that the committee listened to us... they read our defence and they saw the case for what it was" External link

allafrica Thursday, July 21, 2016 4:54:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : “The proposal to vet the secretariat is a concern because these are the people who are concerned with the day-to-day preparations of the elections. This may affect their morale as they are concerned about their job security, which is something that even the CEO has told me,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 28, 2016 5:23:00 AM EAT

Issack Hassan said : "We are not guilty of anything, and so we will not agree to resign by pleading guilty so that we can get some form of compensation," "I would rather go to jail" External link

BBCMonitoring Wednesday, June 15, 2016 4:04:00 AM EAT

Issack Hassan said : “This is not the first time the commission has been disbanded so what will we do? We will cross that bridge when we reach it. But I strongly advise against that. I hope they don’t go that route. If there is a political solution, we are all Kenyans. We will see how it plays out, we hope there is a political solution that can make the commission stable to allow it to focus on election preparations,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 14, 2016 5:50:00 AM EAT

Issack Hassan said : “We hear they want to vet secretariat staff. This is a very bad thing because we need these people to focus on preparing for elections not on trying to keep their jobs,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 14, 2016 5:50:00 AM EAT

Issack Hassan said : “We are not guilty of anything, and so we will not agree to resign by pleading guilty so that we can get some form of compensation,” “I would rather go to jail” External link

nation-ke Monday, June 13, 2016 8:45:00 AM EAT

Issack Hassan said : "Sometimes we feel we are being told just accept to plead guilty, we will have some mitigation for you and that is not something we will accept, with due respect, we are not guilty of anything" External link

BBCMonitoring Saturday, May 21, 2016 4:07:00 AM EAT

Issack Hassan said : "The recommendation (on lifestyle audit) is not supported by the Auditor-General's report as well as evidence before PAC. This recommendation is founded upon misconceived and wrong assumption that the conduct of the commissioners amount to criminal acts. It also takes away the responsibility from the accounting officer," External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 20, 2016 1:48:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : "And when it did, they misinterpreted the factual grounding upon which the Auditor General has generated its report," External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 20, 2016 1:48:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : "Instances where the Committee recommends investigations on an individual for a decision made when in fact that individual, from documents availed to both the Auditor General and PAC was no in meetings where the decision was made," External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 20, 2016 1:48:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said ( about Commission ) : "History will judge us harshly if we allow our society to be treated to unfortunate misrepresentations about the Commission or individuals who hold those offices in trust," External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 20, 2016 1:48:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : "The commissioners hold their offices by virtue of the Constitution. We will continue to discharge our duties and we will not resign," External link

allafrica Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:15:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : "Sometimes we feel like we are being told just accept and plead guilty, we will have some mitigation for you; but that is not something that we will accept... with all due respect, we are not guilty of anything, we'd rather go to jail to protest our innocence," External link

allafrica Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:15:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : “The commissioners hold their offices by virtue of the Constitution. We will continue to discharge our duties and we will not resign,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, May 18, 2016 7:18:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : “Sometimes we feel like we are being told just accept and plead guilty, we will have some mitigation for you; but that is not something that we will accept… with all due respect, we are not guilty of anything, we’d rather go to jail to protest our innocence,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, May 18, 2016 7:18:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : "We are not guilty of anything, and so we will not agree to resign by pleading guilty so that we can get some form of compensation," "I would rather go to jail" External link

allafrica Wednesday, May 18, 2016 5:28:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : "We do not agree with the findings of the report because it was based on conjecture, was subjective and went beyond the issues that had been raised by the Auditor-General," External link

allafrica Wednesday, May 18, 2016 5:28:00 PM EAT

Issack Hassan said : "Sometimes we feel like we are being told just accept and plead guilty, we will have some mitigation for you; but that is not something that we will accept... with all due respect, we are not guilty of anything, we'd rather go to jail to protest our innocence," External link

allafrica Wednesday, May 18, 2016 2:45:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
chairman88.00%EN10/28/201728/10/2017
boss6.00%EN03/08/201708/03/2017
boundaries commission chairman1.00%EN12/31/201631/12/2016
chairperson2.67%EN10/06/201606/10/2016
chief executive officer0.33%EN08/01/201601/08/2016
electoral commission boss0.33%EN07/21/201621/07/2016
independent electoral and boundaries commission chairman1.33%EN06/28/201628/06/2016
chairman of iebc0.33%EN05/29/201629/05/2016
Names Lang Count
Issack HassanEN99.58%
Issack HassanFR0.42%


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