Wafula Chebukati

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Wafula Chebukati said ( about Sabina Chege ) : “The commission under ordinary circumstances would have promptly investigated and summoned the suspected perpetrators of the heinous violence. However, owing to judicial orders in constitutional petition number 073 of 2022 Hon Sabina Chege vs IEBC the High Court declared the Electoral code of conduct Enforcement committee unconstitutional,” External link

capitalfm Monday, July 4, 2022 3:02:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “The High Court ruling thereby withdrawing from the commission the constitutional and statutory power to enforce the said code. In the premises and as provided by section 21 of the Election Offences Act, it is only the office of the Director of Public prosecution that has the power to order investigations and to prosecute offenses under the Act,” External link

capitalfm Monday, July 4, 2022 3:02:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati urged : “Mine is to remind you that you are only competitors not enemies. Preach peace to your supporters and let us work together to have a peaceful election and remain peaceful even after the election,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, June 29, 2022 6:15:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Elections Act ) : “The commission will review the party lists within 14 days of receipt to ascertain their compliance with the requirements of the Constitution, the Elections Act and regulations. Political parties whose party lists will not be compliant shall be informed and allowed to resubmit their party lists within seven days of their rejection,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, June 28, 2022 11:37:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The media houses, political parties and candidates are free to have their own parallel tally. We can all work together and have one of the peaceful elections in the country,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, June 26, 2022 10:51:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati alisema : "Walio na nyadhifa za umma wanapaswa kuwa na maadili ya hali ya muu. Wawaniaji watatu ambao waliondolewa afisini kutokana na tuhuma za matumizi mabaya ya mamlaka hawatashiriki katika uchaguzi huo," External link

tuko Wednesday, June 22, 2022 9:17:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati added : "We encourage candidates to ask agents to take copies of the result form. Before coming to Bomas, the National Tallying Centre, have your results and tally them so as we compare notes and tick where correct," External link

tuko Wednesday, June 22, 2022 8:07:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati explained ( about Elections Act ) : "Our elections are partly based on technology but conducted on manual system. We have the Results Transmission System component as provided for in section 39 of the Elections Act," External link

tuko Wednesday, June 22, 2022 8:07:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Holders of public office to conduct themselves with decorum. The three aspirants that have been removed from office through impeachment are hereby disqualified from contesting in the election," External link

tuko Wednesday, June 22, 2022 6:34:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : "Cases of aspirants under investigation are 11 one presidential aspirant and 10 gubernatorial aspirants. They are not disqualified by law and may contest, in keeping with the presumption of innocence until proven guilty," External link

tuko Wednesday, June 22, 2022 6:34:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "This one demonstrates women are still underrepresented in the register of voters. The number of youths 18 to 34 years registered votes in 2022 stands at 9.8 %, which is a decrease of 5.27% from what we had in 2017," External link

tuko Wednesday, June 22, 2022 6:01:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “As a commission we still aggrieved till today, it was around this time and we still pray,” External link

capitalfm Monday, June 20, 2022 9:07:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “The Commission is pleased to announce that the audit of the ROV [Register of Voters] has been completed by KPMG and the final report submitted to the Commission on 18th June 2022. The Commission, based on preliminary audit findings shared by KPMG, implemented some of the recommendations and it is in the course of finalizing the few remaining ones,” External link

standardmedia Monday, June 20, 2022 7:38:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated ( about Sabina Chege ) : “The commission under ordinary circumstances would have promptly investigated and summoned the suspected perpetrators of the heinous violence. However, owing to judicial orders in constitutional petition number 073 of 2022 Hon Sabina Chege vs IEBC the High Court declared the Electoral code of conduct Enforcement committee unconstitutional,” External link

capitalfm Monday, June 20, 2022 6:28:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated ( about Sabina Chege ) : “The commission under ordinary circumstances would have promptly investigated and summoned the suspected perpetrators of the heinous violence. However, owing to judicial orders in constitutional petition number 073 of 2022 Hon Sabina Chege vs IEBC the High Court declared the Electoral code of conduct Enforcement committee unconstitutional,” External link

capitalfm Monday, June 20, 2022 3:19:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The commission condemn the perpetrators of the shameful acts of violence that endangered the lives and property of Kenyans. The commission also calls upon all candidates and political parties to conduct peaceful campaigns,” External link

capitalfm Monday, June 20, 2022 3:19:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “You must bring a physical copy of your degree certificate before I clear you, we can also allow you in the remaining hours to harmonize your signatures and come back,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, June 15, 2022 2:06:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The commission made the decision not to use the printed register of voters based on the findings of the post-election evaluation report for the 2017 general election and the fresh presidential elections,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 13, 2022 6:11:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “The Commission in readiness for the election shared statutory qualifications and requirements for aspirants who intended to vie for any elective seat however like every process anyone who is aggrieved is allowed to challenge the decisions made by the returning officers,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, June 11, 2022 3:44:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “As you are aware some of the complaints target me hence I will not be chairing any of the committees,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, June 11, 2022 3:44:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati added : "We encourage candidates to ask agents to take copies of the result form. Before coming to Bomas, the National Tallying Centre, have your results and tally them so as we compare notes and tick where correct," External link

tuko Saturday, June 11, 2022 3:40:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati explained ( about Elections Act ) : "Our elections are partly based on technology but conducted on manual system. We have the Results Transmission System component as provided for in section 39 of the Elections Act," External link

tuko Saturday, June 11, 2022 3:40:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We received a total 262 complaints to be heard by three panels,” “I have empaneled [the] three Committee Panels which will contain a Presiding Chairperson, Committee Members and Secretaries to the respective Panels,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, June 11, 2022 3:25:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “What you referred to as simulation the dry run of technology will be done next week on or before 9 th here at Bomas and you have given us a chief agent to work with and your team, you will be invited to be part of that simulation exercise,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, June 9, 2022 12:27:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Returning Officer ) : “As the Returning Officer for the Presidential Election, upon discovery of new information on Walter Mong’are, as related to lack of academic qualifications, I invited him to appear before me today (Monday, June 6) at 2pm to clarify the issue. However, he failed to honour my invitation and I hereby revoke the nomination certificate of Walter Mong’are,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, June 7, 2022 10:57:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “You must bring a physical copy of your degree certificate before I clear you, we can also allow you in the remaining hours to harmonize your signatures and come back,” External link

capitalfm Monday, June 6, 2022 6:52:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Returning Officer ) : “As the Returning Officer for the Presidential Election, upon discovery of new information on Walter Mong’are, as related to lack of academic qualifications, I invited him to appear before me today (Monday, June 6) at 2pm to clarify the issue. However, he failed to honour my invitation and I hereby revoke the nomination certificate of Walter Mong’are,” External link

standardmedia Monday, June 6, 2022 6:43:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “You must bring a physical copy of your degree certificate before I clear you, we can also allow you in the remaining hours to harmonize your signatures” External link

capitalfm Monday, June 6, 2022 4:05:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “This is not the time to go through this because we have other candidates to clear but we shall look for an opportunity to call all candidates for a meeting where we can ventilate some of this issues. I hope you (Raila) shall attend in person where I, as the returning officer, can iron out these issues and answer all the questions in this memo in writing,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, June 5, 2022 2:47:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “What you referred to as simulation the dry run of technology will be done next week on or before 9 th here at Bomas and you have given us a chief agent to work with and your team, you will be invited to be part of that simulation exercise,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, June 5, 2022 2:36:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “This is not the time to go through this because we have other candidates to clear but we shall look for an opportunity to call all candidates for a meeting where we can ventilate some of this issues. I hope you (Raila) shall attend in person where I, as the returning officer, can iron out these issues and answer all the questions in this memo in writing,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, June 5, 2022 1:22:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Karen Ward ) : “Under conviction of economic crimes and not pursuing appeal we have an MCA by the name David Mberia of Karen ward,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, June 4, 2022 3:15:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The reason for disqualification was and remains that he was removed from office for abuse of public office,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, June 4, 2022 3:15:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We can now confirm that you have met the minimum requirements...we have accepted your nomination as a Presidential candidate for the 2022 General Election...congratulations," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 2, 2022 6:23:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati noted : “That case should be heard as soon as possible within this framework of two weeks before the commission starts preparing the ballot papers,we shall incorporate the decision of the high court,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, June 2, 2022 5:35:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : “If you are in a position to raise the remaining signatures, we’ll give you the opportunity to vie,” External link

standardmedia Monday, May 30, 2022 5:22:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : “We have looked at your documentation and you have complied with all requirements expect supporters list.In the list of signatures only 17 counties were compliant while the others had a shortfall,” External link

capitalfm Monday, May 30, 2022 3:56:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “You need a minimum of 8 counties to fill the gap for us to reconsider your application. We will give you an opportunity to seek the signatures,” External link

capitalfm Monday, May 30, 2022 3:56:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati announced : “You have 65 qualified signatures out of the 48,000 signature and copies of ID. Your running mate doesn’t have duly filled electoral code of conduct, duly filled self declaration form and passport. We shall reject your registration,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, May 29, 2022 8:22:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “However, by the said-deadline, Wiper Party had submitted all requirements except for the softcopy version of the list of supporters, which was submitted in PDF format and not Excel,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, May 29, 2022 12:37:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The Commission has considered and acceded Wiper Party’s request to be allowed to submit the softcopy of its list of supporters in Excel format by [Sunday], May 29, 2022 at 9am at the Bomas of Kenya [in Nairobi], failure of which the Party’s documentation will not be certified as compliant, [and, as a result, disqualify Kalonzo Musyoka’s presidential bid in the upcoming elections],” External link

standardmedia Sunday, May 29, 2022 12:37:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The voters Register will be ready by 9th of June and the KMPG audit report will also be made public,” External link

capitalfm Monday, May 23, 2022 3:34:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We have a few days left to the August 9 elections and the commission is committed to give this country a free, fair and credible election. All our processes are up to date in terms of elections timeline. We have done almost all procurements and we are now working on the register of voters which we want to be ready in the next couple of days in time for audit having procured the audit firm which will undertake the process,” External link

capitalfm Monday, May 23, 2022 3:34:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “By the end of today all candidates should have submitted the signatures supporting their candidacy,” External link

capitalfm Monday, May 23, 2022 2:01:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “Eleven presidential candidates did not submit the names of their running mates by May 16 this year,” External link

capitalfm Monday, May 23, 2022 12:54:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “By the end of today all candidates should have submitted the signatures supporting their candidacy,” External link

capitalfm Monday, May 23, 2022 12:54:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We will do a comparison of the ID copy and name of the person signing for an aspirant. Where there shall be a shortfall of signatures, after IEBC verification, the commission will give more time to get the required signatures,” External link

capitalfm Monday, May 23, 2022 12:54:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “By the end of today all candidates should have submitted the signatures supporting their candidacy,” External link

capitalfm Monday, May 23, 2022 12:23:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We will do a comparison of the ID copy and name of the person signing for an aspirant. Where there shall be a shortfall of signatures, after IEBC verification, the commission will give more time to get the required signatures,” External link

capitalfm Monday, May 23, 2022 12:23:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Returning Officer ) : "The presidential and gubernatorial aspirants will be cleared as candidates by the Presidential Returning Officer and the County Returning Officers respectively, during the registration period, once their qualification to contest in the respective elective positions are ascertained," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, May 18, 2022 8:13:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Returning Officer ) : "Prior to the said registration, the Returning Officers shall hold pre-nomination meetings with aspirants, to among others, brief them on the requirements and procedures for registration of candidates," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, May 18, 2022 8:13:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Returning Officer ) : "Aspirants for the other elective positions will be informed of dates for pre-nomination meetings by their respective Returning Officers," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, May 18, 2022 8:13:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “In this regard, the Commission shall hold a pre-nomination meeting with all the Presidential Aspirants (or their authorized representatives) on the 23rd of May 2022 at the Bomas of Kenya from 8:00 am,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, May 18, 2022 7:45:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Returning Officer ) : “IEBC gives notice to the public that the persons listed… have submitted their symbols and expressed intention to contest as independent candidates for the General Election to be held on 9th August, 2022 and are required to present themselves to the respective Returning Officer,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, May 18, 2022 5:27:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “keeping with the provisions of Article 83 (3) of the Constitution, which stipulates that the conduct of the elections should be facilitative” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 11, 2022 7:56:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Non-compliant political parties will not participate in the 2022 General Election for the said elective positions," External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 6, 2022 1:27:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “In the event a political party presents a list including less than 290 candidates for constituency-based elective positions, the two-thirds gender principle will still apply for the number of names presented,” “In the event a nomination list doesn’t comply with the two-thirds gender requirement, the commission will reject the list,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 6, 2022 1:27:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Elections Act ) : “The commission notifies the pubic that this suspension is to enable availability of the register of voters to the public for purposes of verification of biometric data and particulars of registered voters in accordance with sections 6A of the Elections Act, 2011,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, May 2, 2022 8:33:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “This is to give the Commission a chance to submit the names to the [Constitution’s] Chapter Six institutions so that they can carry out due diligence on the particular aspirants,” External link

standardmedia Friday, April 29, 2022 5:56:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “You’re hereby reminded that all political parties participating in the upcoming general election must comply with the existing statutory obligations, and ensure all lists of the nominated candidates for the 290 constituency based elective positions for the Member of Parliament and 47 County based positions for the Members of Senate must comply with the two-third gender rule,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 28, 2022 12:25:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The commission will reject the list and communicate the rejection in writing to the political party," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 28, 2022 12:25:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati noted ( about Commission ) : "Independent candidates who are vying as presidential candidates and Governor candidates will also submit their names on May 16," "The other dates remain the same, as you submit the names the Commission reminds you to comply with the two-thirds gender rule" External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, April 26, 2022 2:28:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “It is noteworthy that some of the requirements for candidature such as educational qualifications and citizenship would necessitate seeking information from other government agencies. This objective cannot be attained if the deputy presidential candidates’ particulars are only presented to the commission on the date of registration,” External link

capitalfm Monday, April 25, 2022 3:51:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "This objective cannot be attained if the deputy presidential candidates' particulars are only presented to the commission on the date of registration," External link

BBCMonitoring Monday, April 25, 2022 2:01:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We expect to know their running mates on the date when they submit names of the nominated candidates...either themselves as independent candidates or through the party, if a political party candidate, this being April 28,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, April 18, 2022 10:12:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Now that the High Court has declared that our code of conduct enforcement committee to be illegal, I will forward the files of Moses Kuria and Sabina Chege to his office after this function,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, April 9, 2022 1:44:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We will then compile the records and order ballot papers," External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 8, 2022 2:36:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The law says that you cannot have more than 700 voters in a polling station. We’re now targeting to register more than 6 million voters that will mean we will increase our polling station from 40,833 to 53,000 plus polling station. This means we’ll shall employ more election officials,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, April 7, 2022 9:48:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We heard what we said but he has his right to defend himself. We need to collect evidence before summoning him to explain himself,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, March 27, 2022 5:09:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : “We have so far come up with 2,800 new centers for purposes of registration and voting. We are in the process of establishing network coverage. We have collected coordinates of 2,603 registration centers which have been given to the Communications Authority for mapping,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, March 24, 2022 5:39:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We are committed as a commission to give Kenyans a simple, impartial, free, fair, verifiable and credible polls. I appeal to all the relevant stakeholders to support us, work with us in ensuring that the upcoming election is peaceful and fair,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, March 24, 2022 5:39:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “In addition, pursuant to Section 21 of the Act, it is the Director of Public Prosecution that has power to order investigations and to prosecute offences under the Act.It is in this premise that we wish to escalate this complaint to your office to deal since the same falls under your purview,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, March 23, 2022 5:49:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Moses Kuria ) : “The commission will proceed and take action on Moses Kuria in terms of law, our team will investigate and if the wording he said is confirmed and found to be offensive then we shall proceed to summon him. We have an investigation team that will deal with that as soon as possible,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, March 17, 2022 10:21:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Of course we heard what he said but he has his rights to defend himself. So we need to collect the evidence before we summon him and that is what our investigation team is doing," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 17, 2022 2:53:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We are aware of what he said but people always have their versions of what they said. So our investigation team is probing before we summon him," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 16, 2022 5:29:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We have a few days left to the August 9 elections and the commission is committed to give this country a free, fair and credible election. All our processes are up to date in terms of elections timeline. We have done almost all procurements and we are now working on the register of voters which we want to be ready in the next couple of days in time for audit having procured the audit firm which will undertake the process,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, March 16, 2022 5:06:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati noted : “It’s a tough position but we believe in you,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, March 16, 2022 3:27:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Interviews for the shortlisted applicants were conducted on March 9 and 10, 2022 and the following applicants emerged as the most qualified and suitable for the positions,” External link

capitalfm Friday, March 11, 2022 4:18:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “The Commission congratulates Mr Marjan on his new appointment as the Commission’s Secretary/CEO of the IEBC,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, March 9, 2022 1:34:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati alisema : “Tukipata maelezo kamili, IEBC itachunguza madai ya wizi wa kura na kuwapa Wakenya ripoti. Kuna kanuni zilizowekwa kwa wagombea wote wa urais, ” External link

tuko Sunday, March 6, 2022 3:29:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati affirmed : “Results announced at polling centres will be final. Constituency and National Tallying Centres will compile totals from polling centres without any alterations whatsoever,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, March 5, 2022 4:14:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The media points out breaches in the code of conduct from which IEBC acts upon," External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 4, 2022 6:40:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “I haven’t read those remarks, I think when the commission looks at them then we shall be in an informed position to look at them. We shall give our comments on the same and give a way forward,” External link

capitalfm Friday, March 4, 2022 6:10:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati noted : “As a commission we are sure that results announced at the polling station are final and they will be availed to the Media, the agents of candidates and anyone who wants to do parallel tallying,” “Chances of rigging elections are almost nil this year and we are confident that any Kenyan who vote, their vote will count,” External link

capitalfm Friday, March 4, 2022 6:10:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “All aspirants are bound by electoral conduct. We shall look at his statements and we shall report and give a report to Kenyans,” External link

capitalfm Friday, March 4, 2022 6:10:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The commission wishes to clarify that, according to Article 99(d) of the constitution of Kenya 2010 as read together with section 43(5) and (6) of the elections Act, MCAs who wish to contest as members of parliament should not resign by February 9, 2022," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, February 10, 2022 12:03:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated ( about Commission ) : “The Commission concluded the second National Enhanced Continuous Voter Registration (ECVR) exercise in all the 1,450 County Assembly Wards (CAWs), institutions of higher learning, Huduma centers countrywide and Diaspora countries, namely United States of America (USA), United Kingdom (UK), Qatar, Germany, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, February 8, 2022 10:34:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “However, voter registration in the United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, and Canada will be concluded on February 7, February 14, and February 15, 2022, respectively,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 8, 2022 3:26:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Pursuant thereof, aspirants cannot participate in fundraising either by themselves or proxies within eight months to the election,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, February 6, 2022 6:54:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati added : “The import is to curb aspirants from influencing voters by donating funds or money for support,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, February 6, 2022 6:54:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We are very far away from the national target. I know it is an uphill task but let’s cross the bridge when we reach there. It’s not too late, we still have one week. If Kenyans can come out in their numbers, we shall be able to serve them. Let us be hopeful,” “My appeal to Kenyans across the country is to please take advantage of this last week and register so you can be able to elect leaders of your choice,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 2, 2022 1:18:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Today the Enhanced Continuous Voter Registration (ECVR) enters the last week of the exercise in all the 1,450 County Assembly Wards (CAWs), institutions of higher learning, Huduma centers countrywide and Diaspora countries, namely United States of America (USA), United Kingdom (UK), Qatar, Germany, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda. Burundi and South Sudan,” External link

capitalfm Monday, January 31, 2022 5:34:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The timelines are also not committed to the electoral timelines because the commission is required to review nomination rules of any party participating in an election six months before nominations,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 24, 2022 2:11:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We as a commission don’t want to be the stumbling block to anyone and that is why we are appealing to all contestants to just comply with the laws in place,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, January 23, 2022 11:08:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Election dates are still firm as per the Constitution and that will be August 9, 2022," External link

thestarkenya Sunday, January 23, 2022 11:08:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "For those aspiring to various positions countrywide, just know we as the commission we are set and we are ready for the work," External link

thestarkenya Sunday, January 23, 2022 11:08:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The timelines are also not committed to the electoral timelines because the commission is required to review nomination rules of any party participating in an election six months before nominations,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 22, 2022 7:26:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The commission regrets the delay in rolling out the voter registration exercise in the affected countries and is closely working out with the relevant authorities to ensure it kicks off. Upon commencement, the exercise will be extended by the number of days lost to ensure that eligible voters are availed the set 15 days for registration,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 21, 2022 10:26:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “Upon commencement, the exercise will be extended by the number of days lost to ensure tat eligible voters are availed the set 15 days for registration,” External link

capitalfm Friday, January 21, 2022 8:31:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “However, due to COVID -19 related travel restrictions and logistical challenges, the scheduled voter registration exercise will not commence as scheduled in the six centers,” External link

capitalfm Friday, January 21, 2022 8:31:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “A party that defaults in payment of a fine may be prohibited by the Commission from participating in the 2022 General Election or future elections until the fine is paid,” External link

standardmedia Friday, January 21, 2022 8:27:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Africa United ) : "IEBC will conduct the exercise in 12 countries among them Burundi, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, South Africa, United Kingdom, Canada, USA, South Sudan, Qatar, UAE, and Germany," External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 17, 2022 8:35:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The enhanced continuous voter registration exercise phase 2 offers another opportunity for eligible Kenyans to register as voters, transfer polling stations or change their particulars," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, January 8, 2022 12:52:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Enhanced Continuous Voter Registration phase two will also augment the right to register as a voter for Kenyans living in Diaspora in addition to Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa which participated in the 2017 general election," External link

BBCMonitoring Friday, January 7, 2022 10:00:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “One party known as The Alliance Real Change Party was nonresponsive and therefore not approved to participate. We want to assure Kenyans that the commission is on course for the 2022 general election and ready to deliver fair, verifiable and credible polls,” External link

capitalfm Friday, January 7, 2022 3:15:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “Non-compliant rules will be declared null and void. The affected political parties will not be issued with a compliance certificate, therefore will not take part in the upcoming General Election,” External link

capitalfm Friday, January 7, 2022 3:15:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We therefore urge all eligible citizens who are yet to be registered as voters to turn up at our registration centers for enrollment," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 1, 2022 2:31:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati added : “The Commission is on course in planning and putting in place measures and mechanism to ensure a simple, accurate, verifiable, secure, accountable, impartial, efficient, credible and transparent General Election,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 1, 2022 2:31:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “Non-compliant rules will be declared null and void. The affected political parties will not be issued with a compliance certificate, therefore will not take part in the upcoming General Election,” External link

capitalfm Monday, December 13, 2021 4:59:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “Unless they review their nomination rules, they will not be allowed to participate in the 2022 polls,” External link

capitalfm Monday, December 13, 2021 4:59:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Pursuant to the provisions of Section 27 (2A) of the Elections Act, 2011 and Regulation 6 of the Elections (Party Primaries and Party Lists) Regulations, 2017, the Commission has reviewed the submitted Political Party Nomination Rules," External link

thestarkenya Monday, December 13, 2021 2:22:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The prohibition includes participation either by attendance or contribution. The impact being to curb aspirants from influencing voters by donating funds or monies for support,” “Exception however from sub section 2 of section 26 of the IEBC Act, aspirants are allowed to hold party or individual fundraisers for their campaigns” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, December 1, 2021 4:56:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “A person who directly or indirectly participates in any manner in public fundraising within 8 months preceding a general election or during the election period will be disqualified from contesting in the election held during the election year,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, December 1, 2021 4:56:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Elections Act ) : “In accordance with Article 88 4(d) of the constitution and section 27 of the Elections act, the commission had set October 18 to be the deadline of submission. The commission reviewed and determined that none of the political parties had fully complied with the requirement of the law. There were various degrees of compliance between 30 – 80 percent thus parties were required to revise their rules and resubmit them not later than November 16,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, December 1, 2021 12:36:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We set up a desk at the commission and we assisted political parties to review the rules and as of now a total of 89 parties have submitted their nomination rules and the commission is currently reviewing them. The commission in due course shall issue the certificate of compliance to compliant parties and this should be done in the next one or two weeks,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, December 1, 2021 12:36:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The commission is empowered by the law to regulate campaigns upon commencement of the election period as outlined in the Elections Operations Plan (EOP),” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, November 23, 2021 6:45:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The commission is empowered by the law to regulate campaigns upon commencement of the election period as outlined in the Elections Operations Plan (EOP),” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, November 20, 2021 12:04:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “Pursuant to the Commission’s published Elections Operational Plan and the provisions of Section 27 of the Elections Act, 2011, all political parties intending to participate in the 2022 General Election are required to submit their Political Party Nomination Rules to the Commission by close of business Monday, October 18, 2021,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, November 11, 2021 9:42:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “Nomination Rules that fail to comply with the requisite regulations, shall be declared void and rejected,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, November 11, 2021 6:58:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Pursuant to the provisions of Section 27 (2A) of the Elections Act, 2011 and Regulation 6 of the Elections (Party Primaries and Party Lists) Regulations, 2017, the Commission has reviewed the submitted Political Party Nomination Rules," "The Commission has determined from the review that none of the Political Parties has fully complied with the requirements of the law and has in the premises communicated to the Political Parties to revise their party nomination rules and procedures pursuant to Section 27(2A)(b) of the Elections Act, 2011" External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 10, 2021 9:49:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The Commission plans to conduct voter registration for citizens residing outside the country for a period of fifteen (15) days from 6th to 20th December 2021," "Prior to the commencement of the exercise, the Commission will publish in the Kenya Gazette the names of registration centres and countries in which registration and voting are scheduled to take place and the period of registration" External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 10, 2021 12:19:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “That statutory provision no doubt falls foul of the constitutional underpins under Chapter Six of Constitution,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 10, 2021 9:15:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The court with original jurisdiction to punish for contempt in this scenario is the Supreme Court since it is the court that made the germane orders dated August 28 2017,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 10, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “No order was issued against me personally despite the fact that I was the first respondent in the Raila Odinga case. In any event, I was never sued in my personal capacity in the case,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 10, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Meanwhile, the commission has directed that pending hearing of the case tomorrow, the registration process will continue taking place until further advised," External link

BBCMonitoring Wednesday, November 3, 2021 2:02:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The law says that you cannot have more than 700 voters in a polling station. We’re now targeting to register more than 6 million voters that will mean we will increase our polling stations from 40,833 to 53,000 plus polling station. This means we shall employ more election officials,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, November 3, 2021 11:01:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Meanwhile, the commission has directed that pending hearing of the case tomorrow, the registration process will continue taking place until further advised,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 3, 2021 2:23:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The law says that you cannot have more than 700 voters in a polling station. We’re now targeting to register more than 6 million voters that will mean we will increase our polling stations from 40,833 to 53,000 plus polling station. This means we shall employ more election officials,” External link

capitalfm Monday, November 1, 2021 5:44:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “The Commission shall conduct the next General Elections on 9th August 2022 pursuant to Article 136(2)(a) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, October 26, 2021 4:16:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The full report will be going out of all the counties, so we have only done 760,000 plus out of an expected 4.5 million. It is a very low turnout and I know Kenyans normally wait until last minute to come out, so your las minute is now because we are closing on November 2,” External link

capitalfm Monday, October 25, 2021 3:17:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “My appeal to Kenyans is to please come out in large numbers and register because this is your only chance as the commission is coming near you,” External link

capitalfm Monday, October 25, 2021 3:17:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Elections Act ) : “Following the new constitutional dispensation- Cap 7 was repealed and the Elections Act enacted to respond to the provisions of the Constitution,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, October 21, 2021 4:24:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Voter transfer requests will continue being serviced at their constituency of preference,” “The kits at the Huduma Centres have been opened to facilitate registration of new voters to any registration centre or polling station of their choice” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:01:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The commission would like to remind all registered voters that voter transfer requests will continue being serviced at their constituency of preference,” “Voters who wish to obtain this service must appear in person before the Registration Officers at constituency office with originals of their identification documents used during registration as a voter” External link

thestarkenya Monday, October 18, 2021 7:23:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Clarification: Voters wanting to change their polling details are advised to visit the IEBC constituency Office they wish to change to. IEBC iko Mtaani. Jiandikishe Sasa!" External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 14, 2021 1:42:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The consequence was a mad rush and long queues in the last days to the close of the registration drive. Let us reverse this trend by shedding off the tag of ‘last-minute Kenyan rush,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, October 11, 2021 2:52:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati added ( about Commission ) : “The Commission shall continue to explore solutions to these identified challenges in collaboration with all stakeholders in the electoral process,” External link

standardmedia Monday, October 11, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The commission, in compliance with the conservatory orders, shall not conduct the by-election for Kiagu ward scheduled for October 14 until determination of the said case," External link

tuko Saturday, October 9, 2021 6:44:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "I urge all eligible Kenyans, who have not registered as voters, to turn up in large numbers and register," External link

tuko Tuesday, October 5, 2021 11:19:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We urge all eligible Kenyans who have not registered as voters to turn up in large numbers and register,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, October 3, 2021 2:47:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The law says that you cannot have more than 700 voters in a polling station. We’re now targeting to register more than 6 million voters that will mean we will increase our polling stations from 40,833 to 53,000 plus polling station. This means we shall employ more election officials,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, October 3, 2021 2:47:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : ''We therefore have no option but to comply with the order of the court by ensuring that political parties' nomination lists for elective positions in the Senate and National Assembly comply with the two-third gender rule before they are accepted by IEBC for candidates' registration,'' External link

tuko Friday, October 1, 2021 5:58:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "I have seen reports of plans to delay the General Election. IEBC, for a fact, does not react to opinions from organisations or individuals," External link

standardmedia Friday, October 1, 2021 2:13:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Elections Act ) : "We follow the law and the Election Act clearly state that all candidate in the six elective positions must have a university degree to able to qualify to run for office," External link

standardmedia Monday, June 21, 2021 1:08:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Elections Act ) : “We will follow the law and the Elections Act clearly states that all candidates in the six elective positions must have a university degree to able to qualify to run for office,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 17, 2021 7:15:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “We are in a country where cases of fake degree certificates are common and we have engagements with Kenya National Qualifications Authority and the Commission for University Education to verify academic certifications,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 17, 2021 7:15:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Elections Act ) : "We follow the law and the Election Act clearly state that all candidate in the six elective positions must have a university degree to be eligible to run for office," External link

standardmedia Thursday, June 17, 2021 6:25:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati alisema : "Kama tume tumekuwa tukisema tuhataji kufadhiliwa katika kipindi kizima cha miaka mitano ya uchaguzi. Sasa tuko hapa, tunatarajia uchaguzi mwaka ujao, na awamu ya kwanza ya mgao wa fedha ndio imeingia”. Wakizungumza mjini Nakuru Baraza kuu la makanisa nchini Kenya, NCCK, limeunga mkono mapendekezo ya tume ya uchaguzi, wakihimiza changamoto zilizopo zilishughulikiwe. Mwakilishi wa NCCK, Askofu Ernest Ng'eno amesema " External link

deutschewelle-sw Thursday, June 17, 2021 2:12:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about The UK ) : "We will have multiple servers if possible one for the media, one for the political parties, one for the candidates and one for the public. The issue of having one server will not be there in 2022," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 15, 2021 4:59:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We are working with the media to ensure results that are announced at the polling stations are the ones that count. We are also working on a plan to have at least four servers," "The media will have one, the candidates and even political parties will have (servers) if they can so that the results transmitted in those servers are the same...IT experts will illustrate this better," External link

tuko Tuesday, June 15, 2021 2:44:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "It has not been easy because our funding is limited, the commission is ready to work with any other stakeholder who wishes to contribute towards the success of the upcoming elections," External link

tuko Tuesday, June 15, 2021 2:44:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The IEBC is a creature of the law and we follow what is in the law, and the law is very clear if you look at section 22 of the Election Act that all candidates come in the six elective positions must have a university degree," External link

tuko Tuesday, June 15, 2021 2:44:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “These documents contain a road map of electoral activities as well as key timelines and milestones to be achieved,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 15, 2021 7:33:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Once we are done with the mass voter registration, we will move to clean the register to certify the registered voters six months to elections," External link

standardmedia Monday, June 14, 2021 6:55:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : "AVEW is an annual event that proffers the Commission and its staff an opportune moment to interact with voters, members of the public, partners, and stakeholders in the 47 Counties and 290 Constituencies in the country" External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 14, 2021 3:52:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “It is important to note that with the conclusion of election petitions arising from the 2017 General Elections, the Commission launched Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) at an event that was held in Makueni County on 15 th October 2018. From then to 30th May 2021, the Commission has registered a total of 149,600 new voters bringing the total registered voters to 19,678,885. Due to lack of budgetary allocation to conduct CVR, the Commission confined the registration of voters to its 290 IEBC Constituency Offices,” External link

capitalfm Monday, June 14, 2021 3:45:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "At around 10:20pm tonight there was disruption of the tallying process at Mang’u HighSchool Tallying center in Juja Constituency by a group of individuals led by the Kiambu County Governor Mr James Nyoro," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, May 19, 2021 6:23:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “When you go to vote, right from the time you start voting you are verified by The Kenya Integrated Election Management System so anybody who thinks they can introduce foreign papers in the polling stations is a total waste of time,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, May 19, 2021 4:44:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “When you go to vote, right from the time you start voting you are verified by The Kenya Integrated Election Management System so anybody who thinks they can introduce foreign papers in the polling stations is a total waste of time,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, May 19, 2021 2:30:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "At around 10:20pm tonight there was disruption of the tallying process at Mang’u HighSchool Tallying center in Juja Constituency by a group of individuals led by the KiambuCounty Governor Mr. James Nyoro," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, May 19, 2021 11:41:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Ballot papers are serialised and we know how many ballot papers were used in the whole process so anybody who thinks they can introduce foreign papers in the polling is a total waste of time," External link

tuko Wednesday, May 19, 2021 9:43:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “By law, all campaigns should end 48 hours to the election date,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, May 15, 2021 7:49:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We will be happy to work together to address the issue of fake academic qualifications by candidates seeking elective positions,” External link

standardmedia Monday, April 26, 2021 7:08:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Amendment Bill ) : "On 26 January 2021, the commission requested the BBI promoters for additional printed copies of the Bill for onward transmission to the county assemblies. On the same date, the BBI promoters delivered to the commission 57 printed copies of the Bill, out of which the commission submitted 47 copies to the county assemblies," External link

allafrica Monday, April 26, 2021 3:21:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “The commission would like to state that on December 10, 2020, it received from BBI promoters six printed copies of the draft of the Constitutional Amendment Bill 2020 and supporters’ details,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 23, 2021 5:20:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “The commission would like to state that on December 10, 2020, it received from BBI promoters six printed copies of the draft of the Constitutional Amendment Bill 2020 and supporters’ details,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 22, 2021 10:05:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : "Going into the 2022 General Election with a new set of commissioners and secretariat staff will not only seriously undermine the credibility of the elections, but may also result in political instability," External link

allafrica Monday, April 19, 2021 9:34:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Andrew Ligale ) : “The commission did not give such a report to the BBI team,” "The only document we have on boundary review is the Andrew Ligale report issued on March 4, 2012" External link

standardmedia Sunday, April 4, 2021 12:01:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati warned : “In the event the Bill is passed as is, it will contradict the existing articles 88 (4) (C) and 89 of the Constitution thus presenting possible legal challenges to the delimitation process” External link

standardmedia Sunday, April 4, 2021 12:01:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “In the event that the bill passes as is, it will contradict the existing Articles 88 (4) (c) and 89 of the Constitution thereby presenting possible legal challenges to the delimitation process,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, March 22, 2021 1:37:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : "As much as the commission is well prepared and ready for a referendum, the biggest hurdle remains the funding of the entire process," External link

tuko Wednesday, March 17, 2021 4:04:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati explained : "As a commission, it is our mandate to conduct the constituency review process. This is not the work of politicians and the law is clear on the same," External link

tuko Wednesday, March 17, 2021 4:04:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "It is in order for Parliament or through a referendum to create additional constituencies but the work of allocating them is work of IEBC, " External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 17, 2021 12:32:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The commission strongly condemns all forms of electoral malpractices and in particular acts of violence against poll officials faithfully discharging their duties in the various by-elections of Thursday,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:02:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : "The attack was uncalled for and I urge the police to apprehend the culprit and follow due process to follow," External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 5, 2021 9:00:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The Commission acknowledges Ms Tabitha Muchemi as an employee of IEBC,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, March 3, 2021 2:11:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “In view of the foregoing development, the Commission will undertake action at an appropriate time in accordance with the IEBC Act and it’s Human Resource procedure,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, March 3, 2021 2:11:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : "The Commission invites the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution to urgently and expeditiously investigate and prosecute any of our staff that may have been involved in violation of the Election Offenses Act," External link

coastweek Monday, February 22, 2021 10:55:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated ( about Commission ) : “The Commission, through interim verification of data captured as of January 19, 2021, has confirmed and is satisfied that the initiative has been supported by 1,140,845 registered voters,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, January 27, 2021 12:19:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “The Commission, through interim verification of data captured as of January 19, 2021, has confirmed and is satisfied that the Initiative has been supported by 1,140,845 registered voters,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:32:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “The Commission, through interim verification of data captured as of 19 th January 2021, has confirmed and is satisfied that the Initiative has been supported by 1,140,845 registered voters. This is therefore to notify you that the Initiative has met the requisite threshold as provided in Article 257 (4) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, January 26, 2021 6:16:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati alisema : "Orodha ya wale wote ambao wanaunga mkono itachapishwa baada ya kukamilika kwa zoezi hilo," External link

tuko Saturday, January 23, 2021 7:22:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “Anyone who has been captured as a supporter without their consent can report to the commission by writing to the Acting Commission Secretary/Chief Executive Officer indicating their objections,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, January 21, 2021 10:59:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “In response to the above accusations the Commission would like to state that the allegation that the Commission is sabotaging the process is not only unfortunate but also completely false. The process of signature verification is part of the IEBC’s mandate as articulated in Article 257 of the Constitution and therefore, the Commission cannot sabotage it. The Commission has deployed its best human resources to manage the process and the same confirmed by Hon. Junet and his BBI co-chair when they visited the Bomas of Kenya facility on 8th January 2021,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, January 14, 2021 7:18:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The commission leased with Bomas of Kenya for the purposes of verification exercise. In accordance with the contractual obligations, the facility is expected to provide uninterrupted power supply and internet connectivity to enable data capture and verification process," "The commission acknowledges having experienced intermittent internet connectivity challenges on the material dates at the facility occasioned by system upgrade of the bandwidth and power outages. However, the issue was formally brought to the attention of Bomas of Kenya management for quick action and the same addressed" External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 14, 2021 6:55:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The exercise is being undertaken in a transparent manner and in the presence of accredited observers and agents of the promoters of the initiative,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 8, 2021 8:20:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “The Commission has since been informed by Education Ministry that the National Examinations have been scheduled to be held in the week of 23rd March 2021 which conflicts with the timelines of the Machakos Senatorial by election,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, January 5, 2021 11:51:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "To this end, the commission has revised the timelines of the by-election of the Senate Machakoss to March 18, 2021," External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 4, 2021 9:19:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Similarly under Chapter 6, Article 75 and 180 of the constitution read together with Article 193 of the constitution, it is very clear that a person or an individual who has been impeached cannot run for an elective position," External link

allafrica Saturday, January 2, 2021 9:07:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Amendment Bill ) : "Once the verification exercise is completed and the signatures meet the one million threshold, the Constitution of Kenya Amendment Bill will be taken to the county assemblies and they shall have three months to debate it and return their findings," External link

allafrica Saturday, January 2, 2021 3:20:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : "Similarly under Chapter 6, Article 75 and 180 of the constitution read together with Article 193 of the constitution, it is very clear that a person or an individual who has been impeached cannot run for an elective position," External link

allafrica Saturday, January 2, 2021 3:20:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Mr Chiloba’s gross misconduct, breach and violations of the Commission’s Human Resource and Administration policies left the Commission with no option other than to terminate his employment," External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 31, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “If one has been convicted and jailed for more than six months, then the person is not eligible. A person who has been impeached cannot run for any electoral position,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 31, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The nomination papers shall be delivered by the candidates to the respective Returning Officer between the hours of eight O’clock in the morning and one O’clock in the afternoon and between the hours of two O’clock and four O’clock in the afternoon at the place designated by the Commission,” External link

capitalfm Monday, December 28, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : "Candidates intending to participate in this election as independent candidates shall submit their names and symbols that they intend to use during the by-election for purposes of nomination of independent candidates to the Commission on or before Monday, December, 28," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 22, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated ( about Commission ) : “The Commission resubmitted budgets based on four scenarios, the highest being Sh241 million submitted earlier and lowest being Sh93.7 million mainly based on non-residential verification clerks. Subsequently, the National Treasury made an allocation of Sh93.7 million to the Commission for the exercise,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, December 19, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We have received the signatures and our work starts from here, it will be in five phases,” External link

standardmedia Friday, December 11, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati wrote : "To enable the voter verification process and to ensure completeness of the supporters' records, all the fields in the same approved template should be duly filed as provided," External link

allafrica Friday, November 27, 2020 3:01:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati wrote : "To enable the voter verification process and to ensure completeness of the supporters' records, all the fields in the same approved template should be duly filed as provided," External link

allafrica Wednesday, November 25, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati alisema : "Ili kuidhinisha maelezo kuhusu mpiga kura na kuhakikisha rekodi zake pia, maelezo yote yanapaswa kujazwa," External link

tuko Tuesday, November 24, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “If these tests are not met, it will not matter how many commissions are formed and disbanded,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 19, 2020 9:50:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “The nomination of Commissioners by political parties, as recommended by the BBI Report will grossly undermine the independence of the Commission. Political parties are loyalty-based institutions and are unlikely to have non-partisan individuals in its membership, Such officials will not have total loyalty to the Commission and are likely to be complacent in adhering to electoral processes and procedures,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati outlined : “The net effect of meddling with the IEBC is inadequate preparedness for subsequent elections leading to electoral disputes especially for presidential results, a scenario that is likely to recur in 2022 general elections,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “This happened under Raila’s watch when he was the Prime Minister. The cost per voter then was Sh794. At the time, these figures never attracted offensive statements from Odinga. It is disingenuous for him to cast such aspersion without seeking clarifications from the Commission,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, October 31, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “This happened under Raila’s watch when he was the Prime Minister. The cost per voter then was Sh794. At the time, these figures never attracted offensive statements from Odinga. It is disingenuous for him to cast such aspersion without seeking clarifications from the Commission,” External link

capitalfm Friday, October 30, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The above table shows that the Country spent Sh10 billion in conducting the 2010 referendum, under the Rt. Hon Raila Odinga’s watch as the Prime Minister, a fact conveniently forgotten," "The cost per voterthen was Sh794. At the time, these figures never attracted offensive statements from the Rt. Hon Odinga. It is disingenuous for him to cast such aspersion without seeking clarifications from the cmmission" External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 29, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The sustained campaigns weaken and interfere with the independence of the commission which is guaranteed under Article 88 as read together with Article 248 and 249 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, October 29, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “I know there are some people who would want me to be sick but I am okay and working in the office,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : “For the record, we have lost two staff to Covid-19 but the commission has put in place measures to contain any further spread of the virus to guarantee staff of their health,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The management has done everything possible to ensure that the speared of the virus is contained and that there is no further spread by following the ministry of health protocols,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Political parties are loyalty-based institutions and are unlikely to have non-partisan individuals in its membership. Members' actions may be motivated by political interest contrary to Article 88 of the Constitution," External link

allafrica Friday, October 23, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : "The global pandemic has fundamentally placed additional obligations on the commission as it carries out its mandate by requiring it to ensure Covid-19 mitigation measures are in place to protect citizens, its employees and stakeholders," External link

allafrica Thursday, October 22, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : "Successful preparations and management of elections requires the commission and other stakeholders to put in place strategies to ensure system-wide compliance to the pandemic prevention and management," External link

allafrica Thursday, October 22, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : "These measures are not conclusive but guide the development of more robust and specific guidelines as the pandemic unfolds. Where Covid-19 specific containment measures are not expressly stated in this document, the MoH guidelines on washing hands, wearing of face masks and maintaining social and physical distancing shall apply," External link

allafrica Thursday, October 22, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : "The Commission shall update and review these guidelines from time to time based on prevailing circumstances," External link

thestarkenya Monday, October 19, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The proposed protocols contained hereunder are not conclusive. Nonetheless they guide the development of more robust and specific guidelines as the pandemic unfolds," External link

thestarkenya Monday, October 19, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We have faith in the investigators who have taken over the matter. This will bear fruits and the killers brought to book,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, August 29, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : "It appears there is something she knows which we don't know. I believe she should provide that information to the investigative agencies. Perhaps it will help for the investigations to be completed," External link

thestarkenya Sunday, August 2, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told ( about Chris Msando ) : “We all want to see justice for the family of Msando and for Msando. We have said this right from the beginning,” External link

kenya-today Sunday, August 2, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “It appears there is something she knows which we don’t know. I believe she should provide that information to the investigative agencies. Perhaps it will help for the investigations to be completed,” External link

kenya-today Sunday, August 2, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "It appears there is something she knows which we don't know. I believe she should provide that information to the investigative agencies. Perhaps it will help for the investigations to be completed," External link

thestarkenya Sunday, August 2, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : “We all want to see justice for the family of Msando and for Msando. We have said this right from the beginning,” External link

kenya-today Friday, July 31, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “It appears there is something she knows which we don’t know. I believe she should provide that information to the investigative agencies. Perhaps it will help for the investigations to be completed,” External link

kenya-today Friday, July 31, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : "We all want to see justice for the family of Msando and for Msando. We have said this right from the beginning," External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 31, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "It appears there is something she knows which we don't know. I believe she should provide that information to the investigative agencies. Perhaps it will help for the investigations to be completed," External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 31, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati added : “When curfew and other activities are scaled down, we shall embark on this program and set new dates for this by-elections,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, May 26, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati indicated ( about Commission ) : “We have barely a year to ensure everything is done before July 2021. This includes a dispute resolution period of the about 4 months. So what the Commission will do is once the situation calms down as far as the pandemic is concerned,” “We shall start the exercise and if we are not done with it, we will stop and focus on the General Election and then we can finish the remaining part thereafter,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “With adequate budgetary facilitation, the commission is ready to deliver on its constitutional mandates, among them conducting elections and referendums,” External link

nation-ke Friday, May 22, 2020 11:40:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : “Political parties are loyalty-based institutions and are unlikely to have non-partisan individuals. Members’ actions may be motivated by political interest contrary to the Constitution,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati wrote : "the acquisition of goods and services from M/S Safran Identity and Security was done at unjustifiably high price contrary to Section 68 (1) (a) and (b) of the Public Finance act (2012). As a result, it cannot be confirmed whether value for money was realised in the acquisition of goods and services from MS Safran" External link

allafrica Thursday, April 9, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati wrote : “the acquisition of goods and services from M/S Safran Identity and Security was done at unjustifiably high price contrary to Section 68 (1) (a) and (b) of the Public Finance act (2012). As a result, it cannot be confirmed whether value for money was realised in the acquisition of goods and services from MS Safran” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, April 8, 2020 8:58:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Boundaries delimitation is an express mandate of the commission. It is not clear whether the delay in receiving official data could have anything to do with this dispute” External link

nation-ke Sunday, March 22, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “On January 22, 2020, the Commission received a letter from Governor Sonko nominating a deputy governor, thus indicating there was a vacancy, in compliance with Article 180(5) of the Constitution,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, March 7, 2020 6:57:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about County Deputy ) : “In response via a letter dated January 9, 2020, the commission stated that it is not its mandate to provide direction on whether or not the Nairobi County Government is a going concern,” External link

standardmedia Friday, March 6, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati explained : “thus indicating there was a vacancy, in compliance with Article 180 (5) of the Constitution 2010,” External link

capitalfm Friday, March 6, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati déclaré : "Nous allons prendre une décision sur la voie à suivre si ces centres ne s'ouvrent pas parce que nous respectons la loi. La Commission a examiné tous les facteurs avant de décider de la reprise des élections, mais nous ne pouvons pas continuer à le faire. Une décision devrait être prise " External link

arib-info Saturday, October 28, 2017 10:29:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati déclaré : "reporter l'élection qui devait avoir lieu samedi à une date qui sera annoncée dans les jours prochains" External link

izf Saturday, October 28, 2017 1:18:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati declarou : "adiar à eleição que deveria ter lugar sábado, para uma data que será anunciada nos próximos dias" External link

portalangop Saturday, October 28, 2017 12:35:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati déclaré : "reporter l'élection qui devait avoir lieu samedi à une date qui sera annoncée dans les jours prochains" External link

togodiplomatie Saturday, October 28, 2017 10:59:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati anunciou : "Nas zonas atingidas (pela violência), que incluem as localidades seguintes: Homa Bay, Kisumu, Migori e Siaya (...), a comissão adiou as eleições para sábado, 28 de outubro" External link

portalangop Thursday, October 26, 2017 6:32:00 PM EAT



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Junet Mohamed said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : "We know that you held meetings severally in Karen with the IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati. You can go to court if you want. We know every detail of those meetings," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, July 7, 2022 3:35:00 AM EAT

Junet Mohammed alisema ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : "Tumegundua kashfa kubwa ya uchapishaji wa karatasi za kura. Kuna mtu alitumwa Ugiriki wakati IEBC inatangaza zabuni za kuchapisha karatasi hizo. Mtu aliyetambulika kwa jina la Makokhja Abdalla. Tunajua kumekuwa na mikutano mingi huko Karen ikimuhusisha Wafula Chebukati," External link

tuko Wednesday, July 6, 2022 9:17:00 PM EAT

Junet Mohamed said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : "We want the IEBC to conduct a free, transparent, and fair election. We are optimistic about winning the election with over 60%., but we want the whole process to be credible and verifiable. We have discovered a big scandal of the ballot papers' printing. There is someone sent to Greece when the IEBC annoaunce the tenders to print the papers. The person identifiied as Makokhja Abdalla. We know there have been a lot of meetings in Karen invloving Wafula Chebukati," External link

tuko Wednesday, July 6, 2022 7:16:00 PM EAT

Ekuru Aukot said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “This clearly reinforces the Complainants’ conviction that the Chebukati, had a predetermined outcome that clearly shows his bias and discrimination,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, July 5, 2022 7:31:00 PM EAT

Ekuru Aukot said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “This clearly reinforces the Complainants’ conviction that the Chebukati, had a predetermined outcome that clearly shows his bias and discrimination,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, June 9, 2022 12:27:00 PM EAT

Josphat Nanok stated ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “We have written to the electoral body reserving 4th of June to come before the chair of the commission Wafula Chebukati for clearance,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, May 29, 2022 1:26:00 PM EAT

Josphat Nanok stated ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “We have written to the electoral body reserving 4th of June to come before the chair of the commission Wafula Chebukati for clearance,” External link

capitalfm Monday, May 23, 2022 2:01:00 PM EAT

Musalia Mudavadi said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “The IEBC is responsible for managing a free and fair election. However, we have started seeing signs that the Communications Authority of Kenya is bent on manipulating [IEBC chairperson Wafula] Chebukati,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, May 21, 2022 4:15:00 PM EAT

Junet Mohammed said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “As ODM, we want free, fair, verifiable elections. We want to tell Chebukati we are watching you. We know what is happening,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 1, 2021 8:09:00 AM EAT

Junet Mohammed said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “As ODM we want free, fair, verifiable elections. We want to tell Chebukati we are watching you. We know what is happening,” “We have not forgotten how you bungled 2017 elections. We don’t care which party writes letter to where. All we want as ODM is transparent, free and fair election” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 1, 2021 8:09:00 AM EAT

Raila Odinga said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : "Tell Chebukati to warn the people. Don't just make wild allegations," External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 24, 2021 5:24:00 PM EAT

Musalia Mudavadi said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “Register as voters ahead of the 2022 polls. IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati said that since 2017 only 150,000 new voters have been registered so far while 5 million youths have been issued with national identification cards during the same period of time,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, October 12, 2021 10:09:00 AM EAT

Musalia Mudavadi said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “Register as voters ahead of the 2022 polls. IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati said since 2017 only 150,000 new voters have been registered so far while 5 million youths have been issued with national identification cards during the same period,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, October 12, 2021 9:17:00 AM EAT

Gladys Wanga said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “An election is not a matter of life and death as was witnessed. I want to call on Chebukati to take action against the perpetrators,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, March 6, 2021 2:08:00 PM EAT

Babu Owino said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : "Wafula Chebukati should fast-track the signature verification exercise so that all can be clear for the much-awaited referendum. But after the referendum, it will be time for Chebukati to go so that I can take over," External link

standardmedia Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:32:00 PM EAT

Babu Owino alisema ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : "Wafula Chebukati anafaa kuharakisha zoezi la kukagua sahihi za BBI ili mambo kuhusu refarenda inayojulikana yajulikana. Lakini baada ya refarenda itakuwa ni wakati wa Chebukati kuondoka na mimi nichukue usukani," External link

tuko Saturday, January 23, 2021 7:22:00 PM EAT

Babu Owino said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “Wafula Chebukati should fast-track the signature verification exercise so that all can be clear for the much-awaited referendum. But after the referendum, it will be time for Chebukati to go so that I can take over,” External link

kenya-today Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:49:00 PM EAT

Raila Odinga said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “A referendum does not need to cost more than Sh2 billion, so we should not be told that Kenya has no money to do hold a referendum. There is money and we will show (IEBC chairman Wafula) Chebukati how to do it,” External link

standardmedia Friday, August 14, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Raila Odinga said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “A referendum does not need to cost more than Sh2 billion, so we should not be told that Kenya has no money to do hold a referendum. There is money and we will show (IEBC chairman Wafula) Chebukati how to do it,” External link

standardmedia Friday, August 14, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Raila Odinga said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : "A referendum should not cost more than Sh2 billion. There is money to hold a referendum and we are going to teach (IEBC chairman Wafula) Chebukati how to do it if he does not know," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, August 13, 2020 5:27:00 PM EAT

Anyang Nyongo déclaré ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : "Il y a quatre personnes avec des blessures par balles. Le personnel médical a décidé qu'ils vivraient avec ces balles dans leurs corps en mémoire des élections forcées de Chebukati " External link

arib-info Saturday, October 28, 2017 10:29:00 PM EAT

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Wafula Chebukati said ( about Sabina Chege ) : “The commission under ordinary circumstances would have promptly investigated and summoned the suspected perpetrators of the heinous violence. However, owing to judicial orders in constitutional petition number 073 of 2022 Hon Sabina Chege vs IEBC the High Court declared the Electoral code of conduct Enforcement committee unconstitutional,” External link

capitalfm Monday, July 4, 2022 3:02:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “The High Court ruling thereby withdrawing from the commission the constitutional and statutory power to enforce the said code. In the premises and as provided by section 21 of the Election Offences Act, it is only the office of the Director of Public prosecution that has the power to order investigations and to prosecute offenses under the Act,” External link

capitalfm Monday, July 4, 2022 3:02:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati urged : “Mine is to remind you that you are only competitors not enemies. Preach peace to your supporters and let us work together to have a peaceful election and remain peaceful even after the election,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, June 29, 2022 6:15:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Elections Act ) : “The commission will review the party lists within 14 days of receipt to ascertain their compliance with the requirements of the Constitution, the Elections Act and regulations. Political parties whose party lists will not be compliant shall be informed and allowed to resubmit their party lists within seven days of their rejection,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, June 28, 2022 11:37:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The media houses, political parties and candidates are free to have their own parallel tally. We can all work together and have one of the peaceful elections in the country,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, June 26, 2022 10:51:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati alisema : "Walio na nyadhifa za umma wanapaswa kuwa na maadili ya hali ya muu. Wawaniaji watatu ambao waliondolewa afisini kutokana na tuhuma za matumizi mabaya ya mamlaka hawatashiriki katika uchaguzi huo," External link

tuko Wednesday, June 22, 2022 9:17:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati added : "We encourage candidates to ask agents to take copies of the result form. Before coming to Bomas, the National Tallying Centre, have your results and tally them so as we compare notes and tick where correct," External link

tuko Wednesday, June 22, 2022 8:07:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati explained ( about Elections Act ) : "Our elections are partly based on technology but conducted on manual system. We have the Results Transmission System component as provided for in section 39 of the Elections Act," External link

tuko Wednesday, June 22, 2022 8:07:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Holders of public office to conduct themselves with decorum. The three aspirants that have been removed from office through impeachment are hereby disqualified from contesting in the election," External link

tuko Wednesday, June 22, 2022 6:34:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : "Cases of aspirants under investigation are 11 one presidential aspirant and 10 gubernatorial aspirants. They are not disqualified by law and may contest, in keeping with the presumption of innocence until proven guilty," External link

tuko Wednesday, June 22, 2022 6:34:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "This one demonstrates women are still underrepresented in the register of voters. The number of youths 18 to 34 years registered votes in 2022 stands at 9.8 %, which is a decrease of 5.27% from what we had in 2017," External link

tuko Wednesday, June 22, 2022 6:01:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “As a commission we still aggrieved till today, it was around this time and we still pray,” External link

capitalfm Monday, June 20, 2022 9:07:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “The Commission is pleased to announce that the audit of the ROV [Register of Voters] has been completed by KPMG and the final report submitted to the Commission on 18th June 2022. The Commission, based on preliminary audit findings shared by KPMG, implemented some of the recommendations and it is in the course of finalizing the few remaining ones,” External link

standardmedia Monday, June 20, 2022 7:38:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated ( about Sabina Chege ) : “The commission under ordinary circumstances would have promptly investigated and summoned the suspected perpetrators of the heinous violence. However, owing to judicial orders in constitutional petition number 073 of 2022 Hon Sabina Chege vs IEBC the High Court declared the Electoral code of conduct Enforcement committee unconstitutional,” External link

capitalfm Monday, June 20, 2022 6:28:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated ( about Sabina Chege ) : “The commission under ordinary circumstances would have promptly investigated and summoned the suspected perpetrators of the heinous violence. However, owing to judicial orders in constitutional petition number 073 of 2022 Hon Sabina Chege vs IEBC the High Court declared the Electoral code of conduct Enforcement committee unconstitutional,” External link

capitalfm Monday, June 20, 2022 3:19:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The commission condemn the perpetrators of the shameful acts of violence that endangered the lives and property of Kenyans. The commission also calls upon all candidates and political parties to conduct peaceful campaigns,” External link

capitalfm Monday, June 20, 2022 3:19:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “You must bring a physical copy of your degree certificate before I clear you, we can also allow you in the remaining hours to harmonize your signatures and come back,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, June 15, 2022 2:06:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The commission made the decision not to use the printed register of voters based on the findings of the post-election evaluation report for the 2017 general election and the fresh presidential elections,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 13, 2022 6:11:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “The Commission in readiness for the election shared statutory qualifications and requirements for aspirants who intended to vie for any elective seat however like every process anyone who is aggrieved is allowed to challenge the decisions made by the returning officers,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, June 11, 2022 3:44:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “As you are aware some of the complaints target me hence I will not be chairing any of the committees,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, June 11, 2022 3:44:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati added : "We encourage candidates to ask agents to take copies of the result form. Before coming to Bomas, the National Tallying Centre, have your results and tally them so as we compare notes and tick where correct," External link

tuko Saturday, June 11, 2022 3:40:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati explained ( about Elections Act ) : "Our elections are partly based on technology but conducted on manual system. We have the Results Transmission System component as provided for in section 39 of the Elections Act," External link

tuko Saturday, June 11, 2022 3:40:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We received a total 262 complaints to be heard by three panels,” “I have empaneled [the] three Committee Panels which will contain a Presiding Chairperson, Committee Members and Secretaries to the respective Panels,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, June 11, 2022 3:25:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “What you referred to as simulation the dry run of technology will be done next week on or before 9 th here at Bomas and you have given us a chief agent to work with and your team, you will be invited to be part of that simulation exercise,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, June 9, 2022 12:27:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Returning Officer ) : “As the Returning Officer for the Presidential Election, upon discovery of new information on Walter Mong’are, as related to lack of academic qualifications, I invited him to appear before me today (Monday, June 6) at 2pm to clarify the issue. However, he failed to honour my invitation and I hereby revoke the nomination certificate of Walter Mong’are,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, June 7, 2022 10:57:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “You must bring a physical copy of your degree certificate before I clear you, we can also allow you in the remaining hours to harmonize your signatures and come back,” External link

capitalfm Monday, June 6, 2022 6:52:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Returning Officer ) : “As the Returning Officer for the Presidential Election, upon discovery of new information on Walter Mong’are, as related to lack of academic qualifications, I invited him to appear before me today (Monday, June 6) at 2pm to clarify the issue. However, he failed to honour my invitation and I hereby revoke the nomination certificate of Walter Mong’are,” External link

standardmedia Monday, June 6, 2022 6:43:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “You must bring a physical copy of your degree certificate before I clear you, we can also allow you in the remaining hours to harmonize your signatures” External link

capitalfm Monday, June 6, 2022 4:05:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “This is not the time to go through this because we have other candidates to clear but we shall look for an opportunity to call all candidates for a meeting where we can ventilate some of this issues. I hope you (Raila) shall attend in person where I, as the returning officer, can iron out these issues and answer all the questions in this memo in writing,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, June 5, 2022 2:47:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “What you referred to as simulation the dry run of technology will be done next week on or before 9 th here at Bomas and you have given us a chief agent to work with and your team, you will be invited to be part of that simulation exercise,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, June 5, 2022 2:36:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “This is not the time to go through this because we have other candidates to clear but we shall look for an opportunity to call all candidates for a meeting where we can ventilate some of this issues. I hope you (Raila) shall attend in person where I, as the returning officer, can iron out these issues and answer all the questions in this memo in writing,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, June 5, 2022 1:22:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Karen Ward ) : “Under conviction of economic crimes and not pursuing appeal we have an MCA by the name David Mberia of Karen ward,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, June 4, 2022 3:15:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The reason for disqualification was and remains that he was removed from office for abuse of public office,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, June 4, 2022 3:15:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We can now confirm that you have met the minimum requirements...we have accepted your nomination as a Presidential candidate for the 2022 General Election...congratulations," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 2, 2022 6:23:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati noted : “That case should be heard as soon as possible within this framework of two weeks before the commission starts preparing the ballot papers,we shall incorporate the decision of the high court,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, June 2, 2022 5:35:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : “If you are in a position to raise the remaining signatures, we’ll give you the opportunity to vie,” External link

standardmedia Monday, May 30, 2022 5:22:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : “We have looked at your documentation and you have complied with all requirements expect supporters list.In the list of signatures only 17 counties were compliant while the others had a shortfall,” External link

capitalfm Monday, May 30, 2022 3:56:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “You need a minimum of 8 counties to fill the gap for us to reconsider your application. We will give you an opportunity to seek the signatures,” External link

capitalfm Monday, May 30, 2022 3:56:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati announced : “You have 65 qualified signatures out of the 48,000 signature and copies of ID. Your running mate doesn’t have duly filled electoral code of conduct, duly filled self declaration form and passport. We shall reject your registration,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, May 29, 2022 8:22:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “However, by the said-deadline, Wiper Party had submitted all requirements except for the softcopy version of the list of supporters, which was submitted in PDF format and not Excel,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, May 29, 2022 12:37:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The Commission has considered and acceded Wiper Party’s request to be allowed to submit the softcopy of its list of supporters in Excel format by [Sunday], May 29, 2022 at 9am at the Bomas of Kenya [in Nairobi], failure of which the Party’s documentation will not be certified as compliant, [and, as a result, disqualify Kalonzo Musyoka’s presidential bid in the upcoming elections],” External link

standardmedia Sunday, May 29, 2022 12:37:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The voters Register will be ready by 9th of June and the KMPG audit report will also be made public,” External link

capitalfm Monday, May 23, 2022 3:34:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We have a few days left to the August 9 elections and the commission is committed to give this country a free, fair and credible election. All our processes are up to date in terms of elections timeline. We have done almost all procurements and we are now working on the register of voters which we want to be ready in the next couple of days in time for audit having procured the audit firm which will undertake the process,” External link

capitalfm Monday, May 23, 2022 3:34:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “By the end of today all candidates should have submitted the signatures supporting their candidacy,” External link

capitalfm Monday, May 23, 2022 2:01:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “Eleven presidential candidates did not submit the names of their running mates by May 16 this year,” External link

capitalfm Monday, May 23, 2022 12:54:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “By the end of today all candidates should have submitted the signatures supporting their candidacy,” External link

capitalfm Monday, May 23, 2022 12:54:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We will do a comparison of the ID copy and name of the person signing for an aspirant. Where there shall be a shortfall of signatures, after IEBC verification, the commission will give more time to get the required signatures,” External link

capitalfm Monday, May 23, 2022 12:54:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “By the end of today all candidates should have submitted the signatures supporting their candidacy,” External link

capitalfm Monday, May 23, 2022 12:23:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We will do a comparison of the ID copy and name of the person signing for an aspirant. Where there shall be a shortfall of signatures, after IEBC verification, the commission will give more time to get the required signatures,” External link

capitalfm Monday, May 23, 2022 12:23:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Returning Officer ) : "The presidential and gubernatorial aspirants will be cleared as candidates by the Presidential Returning Officer and the County Returning Officers respectively, during the registration period, once their qualification to contest in the respective elective positions are ascertained," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, May 18, 2022 8:13:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Returning Officer ) : "Prior to the said registration, the Returning Officers shall hold pre-nomination meetings with aspirants, to among others, brief them on the requirements and procedures for registration of candidates," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, May 18, 2022 8:13:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Returning Officer ) : "Aspirants for the other elective positions will be informed of dates for pre-nomination meetings by their respective Returning Officers," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, May 18, 2022 8:13:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “In this regard, the Commission shall hold a pre-nomination meeting with all the Presidential Aspirants (or their authorized representatives) on the 23rd of May 2022 at the Bomas of Kenya from 8:00 am,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, May 18, 2022 7:45:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Returning Officer ) : “IEBC gives notice to the public that the persons listed… have submitted their symbols and expressed intention to contest as independent candidates for the General Election to be held on 9th August, 2022 and are required to present themselves to the respective Returning Officer,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, May 18, 2022 5:27:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “keeping with the provisions of Article 83 (3) of the Constitution, which stipulates that the conduct of the elections should be facilitative” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 11, 2022 7:56:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Non-compliant political parties will not participate in the 2022 General Election for the said elective positions," External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 6, 2022 1:27:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “In the event a political party presents a list including less than 290 candidates for constituency-based elective positions, the two-thirds gender principle will still apply for the number of names presented,” “In the event a nomination list doesn’t comply with the two-thirds gender requirement, the commission will reject the list,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 6, 2022 1:27:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Elections Act ) : “The commission notifies the pubic that this suspension is to enable availability of the register of voters to the public for purposes of verification of biometric data and particulars of registered voters in accordance with sections 6A of the Elections Act, 2011,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, May 2, 2022 8:33:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “This is to give the Commission a chance to submit the names to the [Constitution’s] Chapter Six institutions so that they can carry out due diligence on the particular aspirants,” External link

standardmedia Friday, April 29, 2022 5:56:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “You’re hereby reminded that all political parties participating in the upcoming general election must comply with the existing statutory obligations, and ensure all lists of the nominated candidates for the 290 constituency based elective positions for the Member of Parliament and 47 County based positions for the Members of Senate must comply with the two-third gender rule,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 28, 2022 12:25:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The commission will reject the list and communicate the rejection in writing to the political party," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 28, 2022 12:25:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati noted ( about Commission ) : "Independent candidates who are vying as presidential candidates and Governor candidates will also submit their names on May 16," "The other dates remain the same, as you submit the names the Commission reminds you to comply with the two-thirds gender rule" External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, April 26, 2022 2:28:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “It is noteworthy that some of the requirements for candidature such as educational qualifications and citizenship would necessitate seeking information from other government agencies. This objective cannot be attained if the deputy presidential candidates’ particulars are only presented to the commission on the date of registration,” External link

capitalfm Monday, April 25, 2022 3:51:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "This objective cannot be attained if the deputy presidential candidates' particulars are only presented to the commission on the date of registration," External link

BBCMonitoring Monday, April 25, 2022 2:01:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We expect to know their running mates on the date when they submit names of the nominated candidates...either themselves as independent candidates or through the party, if a political party candidate, this being April 28,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, April 18, 2022 10:12:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Now that the High Court has declared that our code of conduct enforcement committee to be illegal, I will forward the files of Moses Kuria and Sabina Chege to his office after this function,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, April 9, 2022 1:44:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We will then compile the records and order ballot papers," External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 8, 2022 2:36:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The law says that you cannot have more than 700 voters in a polling station. We’re now targeting to register more than 6 million voters that will mean we will increase our polling station from 40,833 to 53,000 plus polling station. This means we’ll shall employ more election officials,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, April 7, 2022 9:48:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We heard what we said but he has his right to defend himself. We need to collect evidence before summoning him to explain himself,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, March 27, 2022 5:09:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : “We have so far come up with 2,800 new centers for purposes of registration and voting. We are in the process of establishing network coverage. We have collected coordinates of 2,603 registration centers which have been given to the Communications Authority for mapping,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, March 24, 2022 5:39:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We are committed as a commission to give Kenyans a simple, impartial, free, fair, verifiable and credible polls. I appeal to all the relevant stakeholders to support us, work with us in ensuring that the upcoming election is peaceful and fair,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, March 24, 2022 5:39:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “In addition, pursuant to Section 21 of the Act, it is the Director of Public Prosecution that has power to order investigations and to prosecute offences under the Act.It is in this premise that we wish to escalate this complaint to your office to deal since the same falls under your purview,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, March 23, 2022 5:49:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Moses Kuria ) : “The commission will proceed and take action on Moses Kuria in terms of law, our team will investigate and if the wording he said is confirmed and found to be offensive then we shall proceed to summon him. We have an investigation team that will deal with that as soon as possible,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, March 17, 2022 10:21:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Of course we heard what he said but he has his rights to defend himself. So we need to collect the evidence before we summon him and that is what our investigation team is doing," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 17, 2022 2:53:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We are aware of what he said but people always have their versions of what they said. So our investigation team is probing before we summon him," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 16, 2022 5:29:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We have a few days left to the August 9 elections and the commission is committed to give this country a free, fair and credible election. All our processes are up to date in terms of elections timeline. We have done almost all procurements and we are now working on the register of voters which we want to be ready in the next couple of days in time for audit having procured the audit firm which will undertake the process,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, March 16, 2022 5:06:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati noted : “It’s a tough position but we believe in you,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, March 16, 2022 3:27:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Interviews for the shortlisted applicants were conducted on March 9 and 10, 2022 and the following applicants emerged as the most qualified and suitable for the positions,” External link

capitalfm Friday, March 11, 2022 4:18:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “The Commission congratulates Mr Marjan on his new appointment as the Commission’s Secretary/CEO of the IEBC,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, March 9, 2022 1:34:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati alisema : “Tukipata maelezo kamili, IEBC itachunguza madai ya wizi wa kura na kuwapa Wakenya ripoti. Kuna kanuni zilizowekwa kwa wagombea wote wa urais, ” External link

tuko Sunday, March 6, 2022 3:29:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati affirmed : “Results announced at polling centres will be final. Constituency and National Tallying Centres will compile totals from polling centres without any alterations whatsoever,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, March 5, 2022 4:14:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The media points out breaches in the code of conduct from which IEBC acts upon," External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 4, 2022 6:40:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “I haven’t read those remarks, I think when the commission looks at them then we shall be in an informed position to look at them. We shall give our comments on the same and give a way forward,” External link

capitalfm Friday, March 4, 2022 6:10:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati noted : “As a commission we are sure that results announced at the polling station are final and they will be availed to the Media, the agents of candidates and anyone who wants to do parallel tallying,” “Chances of rigging elections are almost nil this year and we are confident that any Kenyan who vote, their vote will count,” External link

capitalfm Friday, March 4, 2022 6:10:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “All aspirants are bound by electoral conduct. We shall look at his statements and we shall report and give a report to Kenyans,” External link

capitalfm Friday, March 4, 2022 6:10:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The commission wishes to clarify that, according to Article 99(d) of the constitution of Kenya 2010 as read together with section 43(5) and (6) of the elections Act, MCAs who wish to contest as members of parliament should not resign by February 9, 2022," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, February 10, 2022 12:03:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated ( about Commission ) : “The Commission concluded the second National Enhanced Continuous Voter Registration (ECVR) exercise in all the 1,450 County Assembly Wards (CAWs), institutions of higher learning, Huduma centers countrywide and Diaspora countries, namely United States of America (USA), United Kingdom (UK), Qatar, Germany, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, February 8, 2022 10:34:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “However, voter registration in the United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, and Canada will be concluded on February 7, February 14, and February 15, 2022, respectively,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 8, 2022 3:26:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Pursuant thereof, aspirants cannot participate in fundraising either by themselves or proxies within eight months to the election,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, February 6, 2022 6:54:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati added : “The import is to curb aspirants from influencing voters by donating funds or money for support,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, February 6, 2022 6:54:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We are very far away from the national target. I know it is an uphill task but let’s cross the bridge when we reach there. It’s not too late, we still have one week. If Kenyans can come out in their numbers, we shall be able to serve them. Let us be hopeful,” “My appeal to Kenyans across the country is to please take advantage of this last week and register so you can be able to elect leaders of your choice,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 2, 2022 1:18:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Today the Enhanced Continuous Voter Registration (ECVR) enters the last week of the exercise in all the 1,450 County Assembly Wards (CAWs), institutions of higher learning, Huduma centers countrywide and Diaspora countries, namely United States of America (USA), United Kingdom (UK), Qatar, Germany, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda. Burundi and South Sudan,” External link

capitalfm Monday, January 31, 2022 5:34:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The timelines are also not committed to the electoral timelines because the commission is required to review nomination rules of any party participating in an election six months before nominations,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 24, 2022 2:11:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We as a commission don’t want to be the stumbling block to anyone and that is why we are appealing to all contestants to just comply with the laws in place,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, January 23, 2022 11:08:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Election dates are still firm as per the Constitution and that will be August 9, 2022," External link

thestarkenya Sunday, January 23, 2022 11:08:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "For those aspiring to various positions countrywide, just know we as the commission we are set and we are ready for the work," External link

thestarkenya Sunday, January 23, 2022 11:08:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The timelines are also not committed to the electoral timelines because the commission is required to review nomination rules of any party participating in an election six months before nominations,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 22, 2022 7:26:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The commission regrets the delay in rolling out the voter registration exercise in the affected countries and is closely working out with the relevant authorities to ensure it kicks off. Upon commencement, the exercise will be extended by the number of days lost to ensure that eligible voters are availed the set 15 days for registration,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 21, 2022 10:26:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “Upon commencement, the exercise will be extended by the number of days lost to ensure tat eligible voters are availed the set 15 days for registration,” External link

capitalfm Friday, January 21, 2022 8:31:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “However, due to COVID -19 related travel restrictions and logistical challenges, the scheduled voter registration exercise will not commence as scheduled in the six centers,” External link

capitalfm Friday, January 21, 2022 8:31:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “A party that defaults in payment of a fine may be prohibited by the Commission from participating in the 2022 General Election or future elections until the fine is paid,” External link

standardmedia Friday, January 21, 2022 8:27:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Africa United ) : "IEBC will conduct the exercise in 12 countries among them Burundi, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, South Africa, United Kingdom, Canada, USA, South Sudan, Qatar, UAE, and Germany," External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 17, 2022 8:35:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The enhanced continuous voter registration exercise phase 2 offers another opportunity for eligible Kenyans to register as voters, transfer polling stations or change their particulars," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, January 8, 2022 12:52:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Enhanced Continuous Voter Registration phase two will also augment the right to register as a voter for Kenyans living in Diaspora in addition to Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa which participated in the 2017 general election," External link

BBCMonitoring Friday, January 7, 2022 10:00:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “One party known as The Alliance Real Change Party was nonresponsive and therefore not approved to participate. We want to assure Kenyans that the commission is on course for the 2022 general election and ready to deliver fair, verifiable and credible polls,” External link

capitalfm Friday, January 7, 2022 3:15:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “Non-compliant rules will be declared null and void. The affected political parties will not be issued with a compliance certificate, therefore will not take part in the upcoming General Election,” External link

capitalfm Friday, January 7, 2022 3:15:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We therefore urge all eligible citizens who are yet to be registered as voters to turn up at our registration centers for enrollment," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 1, 2022 2:31:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati added : “The Commission is on course in planning and putting in place measures and mechanism to ensure a simple, accurate, verifiable, secure, accountable, impartial, efficient, credible and transparent General Election,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 1, 2022 2:31:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “Non-compliant rules will be declared null and void. The affected political parties will not be issued with a compliance certificate, therefore will not take part in the upcoming General Election,” External link

capitalfm Monday, December 13, 2021 4:59:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “Unless they review their nomination rules, they will not be allowed to participate in the 2022 polls,” External link

capitalfm Monday, December 13, 2021 4:59:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Pursuant to the provisions of Section 27 (2A) of the Elections Act, 2011 and Regulation 6 of the Elections (Party Primaries and Party Lists) Regulations, 2017, the Commission has reviewed the submitted Political Party Nomination Rules," External link

thestarkenya Monday, December 13, 2021 2:22:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The prohibition includes participation either by attendance or contribution. The impact being to curb aspirants from influencing voters by donating funds or monies for support,” “Exception however from sub section 2 of section 26 of the IEBC Act, aspirants are allowed to hold party or individual fundraisers for their campaigns” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, December 1, 2021 4:56:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “A person who directly or indirectly participates in any manner in public fundraising within 8 months preceding a general election or during the election period will be disqualified from contesting in the election held during the election year,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, December 1, 2021 4:56:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Elections Act ) : “In accordance with Article 88 4(d) of the constitution and section 27 of the Elections act, the commission had set October 18 to be the deadline of submission. The commission reviewed and determined that none of the political parties had fully complied with the requirement of the law. There were various degrees of compliance between 30 – 80 percent thus parties were required to revise their rules and resubmit them not later than November 16,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, December 1, 2021 12:36:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We set up a desk at the commission and we assisted political parties to review the rules and as of now a total of 89 parties have submitted their nomination rules and the commission is currently reviewing them. The commission in due course shall issue the certificate of compliance to compliant parties and this should be done in the next one or two weeks,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, December 1, 2021 12:36:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The commission is empowered by the law to regulate campaigns upon commencement of the election period as outlined in the Elections Operations Plan (EOP),” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, November 23, 2021 6:45:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The commission is empowered by the law to regulate campaigns upon commencement of the election period as outlined in the Elections Operations Plan (EOP),” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, November 20, 2021 12:04:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “Pursuant to the Commission’s published Elections Operational Plan and the provisions of Section 27 of the Elections Act, 2011, all political parties intending to participate in the 2022 General Election are required to submit their Political Party Nomination Rules to the Commission by close of business Monday, October 18, 2021,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, November 11, 2021 9:42:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “Nomination Rules that fail to comply with the requisite regulations, shall be declared void and rejected,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, November 11, 2021 6:58:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Pursuant to the provisions of Section 27 (2A) of the Elections Act, 2011 and Regulation 6 of the Elections (Party Primaries and Party Lists) Regulations, 2017, the Commission has reviewed the submitted Political Party Nomination Rules," "The Commission has determined from the review that none of the Political Parties has fully complied with the requirements of the law and has in the premises communicated to the Political Parties to revise their party nomination rules and procedures pursuant to Section 27(2A)(b) of the Elections Act, 2011" External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 10, 2021 9:49:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The Commission plans to conduct voter registration for citizens residing outside the country for a period of fifteen (15) days from 6th to 20th December 2021," "Prior to the commencement of the exercise, the Commission will publish in the Kenya Gazette the names of registration centres and countries in which registration and voting are scheduled to take place and the period of registration" External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 10, 2021 12:19:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “That statutory provision no doubt falls foul of the constitutional underpins under Chapter Six of Constitution,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 10, 2021 9:15:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The court with original jurisdiction to punish for contempt in this scenario is the Supreme Court since it is the court that made the germane orders dated August 28 2017,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 10, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “No order was issued against me personally despite the fact that I was the first respondent in the Raila Odinga case. In any event, I was never sued in my personal capacity in the case,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 10, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Meanwhile, the commission has directed that pending hearing of the case tomorrow, the registration process will continue taking place until further advised," External link

BBCMonitoring Wednesday, November 3, 2021 2:02:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The law says that you cannot have more than 700 voters in a polling station. We’re now targeting to register more than 6 million voters that will mean we will increase our polling stations from 40,833 to 53,000 plus polling station. This means we shall employ more election officials,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, November 3, 2021 11:01:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Meanwhile, the commission has directed that pending hearing of the case tomorrow, the registration process will continue taking place until further advised,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 3, 2021 2:23:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The law says that you cannot have more than 700 voters in a polling station. We’re now targeting to register more than 6 million voters that will mean we will increase our polling stations from 40,833 to 53,000 plus polling station. This means we shall employ more election officials,” External link

capitalfm Monday, November 1, 2021 5:44:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “The Commission shall conduct the next General Elections on 9th August 2022 pursuant to Article 136(2)(a) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, October 26, 2021 4:16:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The full report will be going out of all the counties, so we have only done 760,000 plus out of an expected 4.5 million. It is a very low turnout and I know Kenyans normally wait until last minute to come out, so your las minute is now because we are closing on November 2,” External link

capitalfm Monday, October 25, 2021 3:17:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “My appeal to Kenyans is to please come out in large numbers and register because this is your only chance as the commission is coming near you,” External link

capitalfm Monday, October 25, 2021 3:17:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Elections Act ) : “Following the new constitutional dispensation- Cap 7 was repealed and the Elections Act enacted to respond to the provisions of the Constitution,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, October 21, 2021 4:24:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Voter transfer requests will continue being serviced at their constituency of preference,” “The kits at the Huduma Centres have been opened to facilitate registration of new voters to any registration centre or polling station of their choice” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:01:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The commission would like to remind all registered voters that voter transfer requests will continue being serviced at their constituency of preference,” “Voters who wish to obtain this service must appear in person before the Registration Officers at constituency office with originals of their identification documents used during registration as a voter” External link

thestarkenya Monday, October 18, 2021 7:23:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Clarification: Voters wanting to change their polling details are advised to visit the IEBC constituency Office they wish to change to. IEBC iko Mtaani. Jiandikishe Sasa!" External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 14, 2021 1:42:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The consequence was a mad rush and long queues in the last days to the close of the registration drive. Let us reverse this trend by shedding off the tag of ‘last-minute Kenyan rush,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, October 11, 2021 2:52:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati added ( about Commission ) : “The Commission shall continue to explore solutions to these identified challenges in collaboration with all stakeholders in the electoral process,” External link

standardmedia Monday, October 11, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The commission, in compliance with the conservatory orders, shall not conduct the by-election for Kiagu ward scheduled for October 14 until determination of the said case," External link

tuko Saturday, October 9, 2021 6:44:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "I urge all eligible Kenyans, who have not registered as voters, to turn up in large numbers and register," External link

tuko Tuesday, October 5, 2021 11:19:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We urge all eligible Kenyans who have not registered as voters to turn up in large numbers and register,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, October 3, 2021 2:47:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The law says that you cannot have more than 700 voters in a polling station. We’re now targeting to register more than 6 million voters that will mean we will increase our polling stations from 40,833 to 53,000 plus polling station. This means we shall employ more election officials,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, October 3, 2021 2:47:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : ''We therefore have no option but to comply with the order of the court by ensuring that political parties' nomination lists for elective positions in the Senate and National Assembly comply with the two-third gender rule before they are accepted by IEBC for candidates' registration,'' External link

tuko Friday, October 1, 2021 5:58:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "I have seen reports of plans to delay the General Election. IEBC, for a fact, does not react to opinions from organisations or individuals," External link

standardmedia Friday, October 1, 2021 2:13:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Elections Act ) : "We follow the law and the Election Act clearly state that all candidate in the six elective positions must have a university degree to able to qualify to run for office," External link

standardmedia Monday, June 21, 2021 1:08:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Elections Act ) : “We will follow the law and the Elections Act clearly states that all candidates in the six elective positions must have a university degree to able to qualify to run for office,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 17, 2021 7:15:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “We are in a country where cases of fake degree certificates are common and we have engagements with Kenya National Qualifications Authority and the Commission for University Education to verify academic certifications,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 17, 2021 7:15:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Elections Act ) : "We follow the law and the Election Act clearly state that all candidate in the six elective positions must have a university degree to be eligible to run for office," External link

standardmedia Thursday, June 17, 2021 6:25:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati alisema : "Kama tume tumekuwa tukisema tuhataji kufadhiliwa katika kipindi kizima cha miaka mitano ya uchaguzi. Sasa tuko hapa, tunatarajia uchaguzi mwaka ujao, na awamu ya kwanza ya mgao wa fedha ndio imeingia”. Wakizungumza mjini Nakuru Baraza kuu la makanisa nchini Kenya, NCCK, limeunga mkono mapendekezo ya tume ya uchaguzi, wakihimiza changamoto zilizopo zilishughulikiwe. Mwakilishi wa NCCK, Askofu Ernest Ng'eno amesema " External link

deutschewelle-sw Thursday, June 17, 2021 2:12:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about The UK ) : "We will have multiple servers if possible one for the media, one for the political parties, one for the candidates and one for the public. The issue of having one server will not be there in 2022," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 15, 2021 4:59:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We are working with the media to ensure results that are announced at the polling stations are the ones that count. We are also working on a plan to have at least four servers," "The media will have one, the candidates and even political parties will have (servers) if they can so that the results transmitted in those servers are the same...IT experts will illustrate this better," External link

tuko Tuesday, June 15, 2021 2:44:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "It has not been easy because our funding is limited, the commission is ready to work with any other stakeholder who wishes to contribute towards the success of the upcoming elections," External link

tuko Tuesday, June 15, 2021 2:44:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The IEBC is a creature of the law and we follow what is in the law, and the law is very clear if you look at section 22 of the Election Act that all candidates come in the six elective positions must have a university degree," External link

tuko Tuesday, June 15, 2021 2:44:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “These documents contain a road map of electoral activities as well as key timelines and milestones to be achieved,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 15, 2021 7:33:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Once we are done with the mass voter registration, we will move to clean the register to certify the registered voters six months to elections," External link

standardmedia Monday, June 14, 2021 6:55:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : "AVEW is an annual event that proffers the Commission and its staff an opportune moment to interact with voters, members of the public, partners, and stakeholders in the 47 Counties and 290 Constituencies in the country" External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 14, 2021 3:52:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “It is important to note that with the conclusion of election petitions arising from the 2017 General Elections, the Commission launched Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) at an event that was held in Makueni County on 15 th October 2018. From then to 30th May 2021, the Commission has registered a total of 149,600 new voters bringing the total registered voters to 19,678,885. Due to lack of budgetary allocation to conduct CVR, the Commission confined the registration of voters to its 290 IEBC Constituency Offices,” External link

capitalfm Monday, June 14, 2021 3:45:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "At around 10:20pm tonight there was disruption of the tallying process at Mang’u HighSchool Tallying center in Juja Constituency by a group of individuals led by the Kiambu County Governor Mr James Nyoro," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, May 19, 2021 6:23:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “When you go to vote, right from the time you start voting you are verified by The Kenya Integrated Election Management System so anybody who thinks they can introduce foreign papers in the polling stations is a total waste of time,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, May 19, 2021 4:44:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “When you go to vote, right from the time you start voting you are verified by The Kenya Integrated Election Management System so anybody who thinks they can introduce foreign papers in the polling stations is a total waste of time,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, May 19, 2021 2:30:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "At around 10:20pm tonight there was disruption of the tallying process at Mang’u HighSchool Tallying center in Juja Constituency by a group of individuals led by the KiambuCounty Governor Mr. James Nyoro," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, May 19, 2021 11:41:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Ballot papers are serialised and we know how many ballot papers were used in the whole process so anybody who thinks they can introduce foreign papers in the polling is a total waste of time," External link

tuko Wednesday, May 19, 2021 9:43:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “By law, all campaigns should end 48 hours to the election date,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, May 15, 2021 7:49:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We will be happy to work together to address the issue of fake academic qualifications by candidates seeking elective positions,” External link

standardmedia Monday, April 26, 2021 7:08:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Amendment Bill ) : "On 26 January 2021, the commission requested the BBI promoters for additional printed copies of the Bill for onward transmission to the county assemblies. On the same date, the BBI promoters delivered to the commission 57 printed copies of the Bill, out of which the commission submitted 47 copies to the county assemblies," External link

allafrica Monday, April 26, 2021 3:21:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “The commission would like to state that on December 10, 2020, it received from BBI promoters six printed copies of the draft of the Constitutional Amendment Bill 2020 and supporters’ details,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 23, 2021 5:20:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “The commission would like to state that on December 10, 2020, it received from BBI promoters six printed copies of the draft of the Constitutional Amendment Bill 2020 and supporters’ details,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 22, 2021 10:05:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : "Going into the 2022 General Election with a new set of commissioners and secretariat staff will not only seriously undermine the credibility of the elections, but may also result in political instability," External link

allafrica Monday, April 19, 2021 9:34:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Andrew Ligale ) : “The commission did not give such a report to the BBI team,” "The only document we have on boundary review is the Andrew Ligale report issued on March 4, 2012" External link

standardmedia Sunday, April 4, 2021 12:01:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati warned : “In the event the Bill is passed as is, it will contradict the existing articles 88 (4) (C) and 89 of the Constitution thus presenting possible legal challenges to the delimitation process” External link

standardmedia Sunday, April 4, 2021 12:01:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “In the event that the bill passes as is, it will contradict the existing Articles 88 (4) (c) and 89 of the Constitution thereby presenting possible legal challenges to the delimitation process,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, March 22, 2021 1:37:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : "As much as the commission is well prepared and ready for a referendum, the biggest hurdle remains the funding of the entire process," External link

tuko Wednesday, March 17, 2021 4:04:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati explained : "As a commission, it is our mandate to conduct the constituency review process. This is not the work of politicians and the law is clear on the same," External link

tuko Wednesday, March 17, 2021 4:04:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "It is in order for Parliament or through a referendum to create additional constituencies but the work of allocating them is work of IEBC, " External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 17, 2021 12:32:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The commission strongly condemns all forms of electoral malpractices and in particular acts of violence against poll officials faithfully discharging their duties in the various by-elections of Thursday,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:02:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : "The attack was uncalled for and I urge the police to apprehend the culprit and follow due process to follow," External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 5, 2021 9:00:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The Commission acknowledges Ms Tabitha Muchemi as an employee of IEBC,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, March 3, 2021 2:11:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “In view of the foregoing development, the Commission will undertake action at an appropriate time in accordance with the IEBC Act and it’s Human Resource procedure,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, March 3, 2021 2:11:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : "The Commission invites the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution to urgently and expeditiously investigate and prosecute any of our staff that may have been involved in violation of the Election Offenses Act," External link

coastweek Monday, February 22, 2021 10:55:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated ( about Commission ) : “The Commission, through interim verification of data captured as of January 19, 2021, has confirmed and is satisfied that the initiative has been supported by 1,140,845 registered voters,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, January 27, 2021 12:19:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “The Commission, through interim verification of data captured as of January 19, 2021, has confirmed and is satisfied that the Initiative has been supported by 1,140,845 registered voters,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:32:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “The Commission, through interim verification of data captured as of 19 th January 2021, has confirmed and is satisfied that the Initiative has been supported by 1,140,845 registered voters. This is therefore to notify you that the Initiative has met the requisite threshold as provided in Article 257 (4) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, January 26, 2021 6:16:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati alisema : "Orodha ya wale wote ambao wanaunga mkono itachapishwa baada ya kukamilika kwa zoezi hilo," External link

tuko Saturday, January 23, 2021 7:22:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “Anyone who has been captured as a supporter without their consent can report to the commission by writing to the Acting Commission Secretary/Chief Executive Officer indicating their objections,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, January 21, 2021 10:59:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “In response to the above accusations the Commission would like to state that the allegation that the Commission is sabotaging the process is not only unfortunate but also completely false. The process of signature verification is part of the IEBC’s mandate as articulated in Article 257 of the Constitution and therefore, the Commission cannot sabotage it. The Commission has deployed its best human resources to manage the process and the same confirmed by Hon. Junet and his BBI co-chair when they visited the Bomas of Kenya facility on 8th January 2021,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, January 14, 2021 7:18:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The commission leased with Bomas of Kenya for the purposes of verification exercise. In accordance with the contractual obligations, the facility is expected to provide uninterrupted power supply and internet connectivity to enable data capture and verification process," "The commission acknowledges having experienced intermittent internet connectivity challenges on the material dates at the facility occasioned by system upgrade of the bandwidth and power outages. However, the issue was formally brought to the attention of Bomas of Kenya management for quick action and the same addressed" External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 14, 2021 6:55:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The exercise is being undertaken in a transparent manner and in the presence of accredited observers and agents of the promoters of the initiative,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 8, 2021 8:20:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “The Commission has since been informed by Education Ministry that the National Examinations have been scheduled to be held in the week of 23rd March 2021 which conflicts with the timelines of the Machakos Senatorial by election,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, January 5, 2021 11:51:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "To this end, the commission has revised the timelines of the by-election of the Senate Machakoss to March 18, 2021," External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 4, 2021 9:19:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Similarly under Chapter 6, Article 75 and 180 of the constitution read together with Article 193 of the constitution, it is very clear that a person or an individual who has been impeached cannot run for an elective position," External link

allafrica Saturday, January 2, 2021 9:07:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Amendment Bill ) : "Once the verification exercise is completed and the signatures meet the one million threshold, the Constitution of Kenya Amendment Bill will be taken to the county assemblies and they shall have three months to debate it and return their findings," External link

allafrica Saturday, January 2, 2021 3:20:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : "Similarly under Chapter 6, Article 75 and 180 of the constitution read together with Article 193 of the constitution, it is very clear that a person or an individual who has been impeached cannot run for an elective position," External link

allafrica Saturday, January 2, 2021 3:20:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Mr Chiloba’s gross misconduct, breach and violations of the Commission’s Human Resource and Administration policies left the Commission with no option other than to terminate his employment," External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 31, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “If one has been convicted and jailed for more than six months, then the person is not eligible. A person who has been impeached cannot run for any electoral position,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 31, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The nomination papers shall be delivered by the candidates to the respective Returning Officer between the hours of eight O’clock in the morning and one O’clock in the afternoon and between the hours of two O’clock and four O’clock in the afternoon at the place designated by the Commission,” External link

capitalfm Monday, December 28, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : "Candidates intending to participate in this election as independent candidates shall submit their names and symbols that they intend to use during the by-election for purposes of nomination of independent candidates to the Commission on or before Monday, December, 28," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 22, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated ( about Commission ) : “The Commission resubmitted budgets based on four scenarios, the highest being Sh241 million submitted earlier and lowest being Sh93.7 million mainly based on non-residential verification clerks. Subsequently, the National Treasury made an allocation of Sh93.7 million to the Commission for the exercise,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, December 19, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We have received the signatures and our work starts from here, it will be in five phases,” External link

standardmedia Friday, December 11, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati wrote : "To enable the voter verification process and to ensure completeness of the supporters' records, all the fields in the same approved template should be duly filed as provided," External link

allafrica Friday, November 27, 2020 3:01:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati wrote : "To enable the voter verification process and to ensure completeness of the supporters' records, all the fields in the same approved template should be duly filed as provided," External link

allafrica Wednesday, November 25, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati alisema : "Ili kuidhinisha maelezo kuhusu mpiga kura na kuhakikisha rekodi zake pia, maelezo yote yanapaswa kujazwa," External link

tuko Tuesday, November 24, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “If these tests are not met, it will not matter how many commissions are formed and disbanded,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 19, 2020 9:50:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “The nomination of Commissioners by political parties, as recommended by the BBI Report will grossly undermine the independence of the Commission. Political parties are loyalty-based institutions and are unlikely to have non-partisan individuals in its membership, Such officials will not have total loyalty to the Commission and are likely to be complacent in adhering to electoral processes and procedures,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati outlined : “The net effect of meddling with the IEBC is inadequate preparedness for subsequent elections leading to electoral disputes especially for presidential results, a scenario that is likely to recur in 2022 general elections,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “This happened under Raila’s watch when he was the Prime Minister. The cost per voter then was Sh794. At the time, these figures never attracted offensive statements from Odinga. It is disingenuous for him to cast such aspersion without seeking clarifications from the Commission,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, October 31, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “This happened under Raila’s watch when he was the Prime Minister. The cost per voter then was Sh794. At the time, these figures never attracted offensive statements from Odinga. It is disingenuous for him to cast such aspersion without seeking clarifications from the Commission,” External link

capitalfm Friday, October 30, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The above table shows that the Country spent Sh10 billion in conducting the 2010 referendum, under the Rt. Hon Raila Odinga’s watch as the Prime Minister, a fact conveniently forgotten," "The cost per voterthen was Sh794. At the time, these figures never attracted offensive statements from the Rt. Hon Odinga. It is disingenuous for him to cast such aspersion without seeking clarifications from the cmmission" External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 29, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The sustained campaigns weaken and interfere with the independence of the commission which is guaranteed under Article 88 as read together with Article 248 and 249 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, October 29, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “I know there are some people who would want me to be sick but I am okay and working in the office,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : “For the record, we have lost two staff to Covid-19 but the commission has put in place measures to contain any further spread of the virus to guarantee staff of their health,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The management has done everything possible to ensure that the speared of the virus is contained and that there is no further spread by following the ministry of health protocols,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Political parties are loyalty-based institutions and are unlikely to have non-partisan individuals in its membership. Members' actions may be motivated by political interest contrary to Article 88 of the Constitution," External link

allafrica Friday, October 23, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : "The global pandemic has fundamentally placed additional obligations on the commission as it carries out its mandate by requiring it to ensure Covid-19 mitigation measures are in place to protect citizens, its employees and stakeholders," External link

allafrica Thursday, October 22, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : "Successful preparations and management of elections requires the commission and other stakeholders to put in place strategies to ensure system-wide compliance to the pandemic prevention and management," External link

allafrica Thursday, October 22, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : "These measures are not conclusive but guide the development of more robust and specific guidelines as the pandemic unfolds. Where Covid-19 specific containment measures are not expressly stated in this document, the MoH guidelines on washing hands, wearing of face masks and maintaining social and physical distancing shall apply," External link

allafrica Thursday, October 22, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : "The Commission shall update and review these guidelines from time to time based on prevailing circumstances," External link

thestarkenya Monday, October 19, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The proposed protocols contained hereunder are not conclusive. Nonetheless they guide the development of more robust and specific guidelines as the pandemic unfolds," External link

thestarkenya Monday, October 19, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We have faith in the investigators who have taken over the matter. This will bear fruits and the killers brought to book,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, August 29, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : "It appears there is something she knows which we don't know. I believe she should provide that information to the investigative agencies. Perhaps it will help for the investigations to be completed," External link

thestarkenya Sunday, August 2, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told ( about Chris Msando ) : “We all want to see justice for the family of Msando and for Msando. We have said this right from the beginning,” External link

kenya-today Sunday, August 2, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “It appears there is something she knows which we don’t know. I believe she should provide that information to the investigative agencies. Perhaps it will help for the investigations to be completed,” External link

kenya-today Sunday, August 2, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "It appears there is something she knows which we don't know. I believe she should provide that information to the investigative agencies. Perhaps it will help for the investigations to be completed," External link

thestarkenya Sunday, August 2, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : “We all want to see justice for the family of Msando and for Msando. We have said this right from the beginning,” External link

kenya-today Friday, July 31, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “It appears there is something she knows which we don’t know. I believe she should provide that information to the investigative agencies. Perhaps it will help for the investigations to be completed,” External link

kenya-today Friday, July 31, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : "We all want to see justice for the family of Msando and for Msando. We have said this right from the beginning," External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 31, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "It appears there is something she knows which we don't know. I believe she should provide that information to the investigative agencies. Perhaps it will help for the investigations to be completed," External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 31, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati added : “When curfew and other activities are scaled down, we shall embark on this program and set new dates for this by-elections,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, May 26, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati indicated ( about Commission ) : “We have barely a year to ensure everything is done before July 2021. This includes a dispute resolution period of the about 4 months. So what the Commission will do is once the situation calms down as far as the pandemic is concerned,” “We shall start the exercise and if we are not done with it, we will stop and focus on the General Election and then we can finish the remaining part thereafter,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “With adequate budgetary facilitation, the commission is ready to deliver on its constitutional mandates, among them conducting elections and referendums,” External link

nation-ke Friday, May 22, 2020 11:40:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : “Political parties are loyalty-based institutions and are unlikely to have non-partisan individuals. Members’ actions may be motivated by political interest contrary to the Constitution,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati wrote : "the acquisition of goods and services from M/S Safran Identity and Security was done at unjustifiably high price contrary to Section 68 (1) (a) and (b) of the Public Finance act (2012). As a result, it cannot be confirmed whether value for money was realised in the acquisition of goods and services from MS Safran" External link

allafrica Thursday, April 9, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati wrote : “the acquisition of goods and services from M/S Safran Identity and Security was done at unjustifiably high price contrary to Section 68 (1) (a) and (b) of the Public Finance act (2012). As a result, it cannot be confirmed whether value for money was realised in the acquisition of goods and services from MS Safran” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, April 8, 2020 8:58:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Boundaries delimitation is an express mandate of the commission. It is not clear whether the delay in receiving official data could have anything to do with this dispute” External link

nation-ke Sunday, March 22, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “On January 22, 2020, the Commission received a letter from Governor Sonko nominating a deputy governor, thus indicating there was a vacancy, in compliance with Article 180(5) of the Constitution,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, March 7, 2020 6:57:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about County Deputy ) : “In response via a letter dated January 9, 2020, the commission stated that it is not its mandate to provide direction on whether or not the Nairobi County Government is a going concern,” External link

standardmedia Friday, March 6, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati explained : “thus indicating there was a vacancy, in compliance with Article 180 (5) of the Constitution 2010,” External link

capitalfm Friday, March 6, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati déclaré : "Nous allons prendre une décision sur la voie à suivre si ces centres ne s'ouvrent pas parce que nous respectons la loi. La Commission a examiné tous les facteurs avant de décider de la reprise des élections, mais nous ne pouvons pas continuer à le faire. Une décision devrait être prise " External link

arib-info Saturday, October 28, 2017 10:29:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati déclaré : "reporter l'élection qui devait avoir lieu samedi à une date qui sera annoncée dans les jours prochains" External link

izf Saturday, October 28, 2017 1:18:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati declarou : "adiar à eleição que deveria ter lugar sábado, para uma data que será anunciada nos próximos dias" External link

portalangop Saturday, October 28, 2017 12:35:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati déclaré : "reporter l'élection qui devait avoir lieu samedi à une date qui sera annoncée dans les jours prochains" External link

togodiplomatie Saturday, October 28, 2017 10:59:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati anunciou : "Nas zonas atingidas (pela violência), que incluem as localidades seguintes: Homa Bay, Kisumu, Migori e Siaya (...), a comissão adiou as eleições para sábado, 28 de outubro" External link

portalangop Thursday, October 26, 2017 6:32:00 PM EAT



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Junet Mohamed said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : "We know that you held meetings severally in Karen with the IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati. You can go to court if you want. We know every detail of those meetings," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, July 7, 2022 3:35:00 AM EAT

Junet Mohammed alisema ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : "Tumegundua kashfa kubwa ya uchapishaji wa karatasi za kura. Kuna mtu alitumwa Ugiriki wakati IEBC inatangaza zabuni za kuchapisha karatasi hizo. Mtu aliyetambulika kwa jina la Makokhja Abdalla. Tunajua kumekuwa na mikutano mingi huko Karen ikimuhusisha Wafula Chebukati," External link

tuko Wednesday, July 6, 2022 9:17:00 PM EAT

Junet Mohamed said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : "We want the IEBC to conduct a free, transparent, and fair election. We are optimistic about winning the election with over 60%., but we want the whole process to be credible and verifiable. We have discovered a big scandal of the ballot papers' printing. There is someone sent to Greece when the IEBC annoaunce the tenders to print the papers. The person identifiied as Makokhja Abdalla. We know there have been a lot of meetings in Karen invloving Wafula Chebukati," External link

tuko Wednesday, July 6, 2022 7:16:00 PM EAT

Ekuru Aukot said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “This clearly reinforces the Complainants’ conviction that the Chebukati, had a predetermined outcome that clearly shows his bias and discrimination,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, July 5, 2022 7:31:00 PM EAT

Ekuru Aukot said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “This clearly reinforces the Complainants’ conviction that the Chebukati, had a predetermined outcome that clearly shows his bias and discrimination,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, June 9, 2022 12:27:00 PM EAT

Josphat Nanok stated ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “We have written to the electoral body reserving 4th of June to come before the chair of the commission Wafula Chebukati for clearance,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, May 29, 2022 1:26:00 PM EAT

Josphat Nanok stated ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “We have written to the electoral body reserving 4th of June to come before the chair of the commission Wafula Chebukati for clearance,” External link

capitalfm Monday, May 23, 2022 2:01:00 PM EAT

Musalia Mudavadi said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “The IEBC is responsible for managing a free and fair election. However, we have started seeing signs that the Communications Authority of Kenya is bent on manipulating [IEBC chairperson Wafula] Chebukati,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, May 21, 2022 4:15:00 PM EAT

Junet Mohammed said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “As ODM, we want free, fair, verifiable elections. We want to tell Chebukati we are watching you. We know what is happening,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 1, 2021 8:09:00 AM EAT

Junet Mohammed said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “As ODM we want free, fair, verifiable elections. We want to tell Chebukati we are watching you. We know what is happening,” “We have not forgotten how you bungled 2017 elections. We don’t care which party writes letter to where. All we want as ODM is transparent, free and fair election” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 1, 2021 8:09:00 AM EAT

Raila Odinga said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : "Tell Chebukati to warn the people. Don't just make wild allegations," External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 24, 2021 5:24:00 PM EAT

Musalia Mudavadi said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “Register as voters ahead of the 2022 polls. IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati said that since 2017 only 150,000 new voters have been registered so far while 5 million youths have been issued with national identification cards during the same period of time,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, October 12, 2021 10:09:00 AM EAT

Musalia Mudavadi said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “Register as voters ahead of the 2022 polls. IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati said since 2017 only 150,000 new voters have been registered so far while 5 million youths have been issued with national identification cards during the same period,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, October 12, 2021 9:17:00 AM EAT

Gladys Wanga said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “An election is not a matter of life and death as was witnessed. I want to call on Chebukati to take action against the perpetrators,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, March 6, 2021 2:08:00 PM EAT

Babu Owino said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : "Wafula Chebukati should fast-track the signature verification exercise so that all can be clear for the much-awaited referendum. But after the referendum, it will be time for Chebukati to go so that I can take over," External link

standardmedia Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:32:00 PM EAT

Babu Owino alisema ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : "Wafula Chebukati anafaa kuharakisha zoezi la kukagua sahihi za BBI ili mambo kuhusu refarenda inayojulikana yajulikana. Lakini baada ya refarenda itakuwa ni wakati wa Chebukati kuondoka na mimi nichukue usukani," External link

tuko Saturday, January 23, 2021 7:22:00 PM EAT

Babu Owino said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “Wafula Chebukati should fast-track the signature verification exercise so that all can be clear for the much-awaited referendum. But after the referendum, it will be time for Chebukati to go so that I can take over,” External link

kenya-today Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:49:00 PM EAT

Raila Odinga said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “A referendum does not need to cost more than Sh2 billion, so we should not be told that Kenya has no money to do hold a referendum. There is money and we will show (IEBC chairman Wafula) Chebukati how to do it,” External link

standardmedia Friday, August 14, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Raila Odinga said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “A referendum does not need to cost more than Sh2 billion, so we should not be told that Kenya has no money to do hold a referendum. There is money and we will show (IEBC chairman Wafula) Chebukati how to do it,” External link

standardmedia Friday, August 14, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Raila Odinga said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : "A referendum should not cost more than Sh2 billion. There is money to hold a referendum and we are going to teach (IEBC chairman Wafula) Chebukati how to do it if he does not know," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, August 13, 2020 5:27:00 PM EAT

Anyang Nyongo déclaré ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : "Il y a quatre personnes avec des blessures par balles. Le personnel médical a décidé qu'ils vivraient avec ces balles dans leurs corps en mémoire des élections forcées de Chebukati " External link

arib-info Saturday, October 28, 2017 10:29:00 PM EAT