Wafula Chebukati

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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 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 ( 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 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 said ( about Commission ) : “In preparation for the review, the Commission has developed a Boundaries Review Operations Plan (BROP) which provides a roadmap for the exercise. The Commission also initiated capacity building of its staff, procurement of requisite tools and conduct of a pilot boundaries review,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, February 23, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “In preparation for the review, the Commission has developed a Boundaries Review Operations Plan (BROP) which provides a roadmap for the exercise. The Commission also initiated capacity building of its staff, procurement of requisite tools and conduct of a pilot boundaries review,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, February 23, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “However, the Constitution provides for other parameters to be applied such as geographical features and urban centres, community of interest, historical, economic, and cultural ties,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, February 16, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Such reviews must be completed at least one year before a General Election for the new boundaries to take effect. In the current scenario, the review must be completed by July 2021,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, February 16, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The commission has initiated capacity building for its staff, procurement of requisite tools and conduct of a pilot boundaries review,” “However, these processes have been hampered by inadequate budgetary allocation” External link

thestarkenya Friday, February 14, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “In preparation for the review, the Commission has developed a Boundaries Review Operations Plan (BROP) which provides a roadmap for the exercise. The Commission also initiated capacity building of its staff, procurement of requisite tools and conduct of a pilot boundaries review,” External link

capitalfm Friday, February 14, 2020 1:42:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “As a commission we remember him for repealing Section 2A, there was pressure at that time and he wanted to give the country democratic space,” External link

capitalfm Friday, February 7, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “When he handed over the button, he made an example in Africa to emulate. We appreciate him for giving Kenya democracy which is prevailing up to now,” External link

capitalfm Friday, February 7, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “As a commission we remember him for repealing Section 2A, there was pressure at that time and he wanted to give the country democratic space,” External link

capitalfm Friday, February 7, 2020 8:16:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “When he handed over the button, he made an example in Africa to emulate. We appreciate him for giving Kenya democracy which is prevailing up to now,” External link

capitalfm Friday, February 7, 2020 8:16:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says ( about Elections Act ) : “The commission shall also notify the Chief Justice who by law is expected to appoint via the Kenya Gazette the Judge or chief magistrate before whom the deputy governor nominee may take his or her oath of office in accordance with the County Governments Act, 2012,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 17, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : “The commission has formally requested KNBS to provide census data based on sub-locations, which is the enumeration unit. This is the basic data that the commission needs to model the electoral units in the country. Once the data is received in the requested format, the commission will communicate the next phase of the process,” External link

standardmedia Monday, December 16, 2019 10:19:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Although I haven't had time to read the BBI report, as far as I am concerned, we came in office in 2017 and our term is on until 2023 January and so there is nothing for me to worry about," External link

nation-ke Thursday, November 28, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Although I haven't had time to read the BBI report, as far as I am concerned we came in office in 2017 and our term is on until 2023 January and so there is nothing for me to worry about," External link

tuko Thursday, November 28, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “IEBC is the only body that has the custody of the voters’ register and therefore, the office of the president has approached us to verify whether they are genuine voters,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, November 6, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The register of voters availed to the ODM party contained the names of voters, identification numbers (truncated) polling station numbers and voter registration number," External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 1, 2019 3:20:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati added ( about Commission ) : "It is against theses principles that the Commission has put in place mechanisms to ensure confidentiality in the management of the information provided in the Register of Voters and thus in availing the Register of Voters cannot, therefore, avail full Identification numbers and mobile numbers hence the truncation," External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 1, 2019 3:20:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Sifuna stated. The ODM Secretary General also claimed 10,040 alien names had been introduced in the voter register, and 3,812 people moved from their polling stations to others without their knowledge. But in a rejoinder, Chebukati termed the allegations as 'baseless and unsubstantiated' adding that ODM is raising false alarm. “The Commission is seized in a press release by ODM on the Kibra register of voters and is taken aback by baseless allegations levelled without any substantial basis," External link

kenyan-post Friday, November 1, 2019 1:57:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “IEBC is the only body that has the custody of the voters’ register and therefore, the office of the president has approached us to verify whether they are genuine voters,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Depending on the availability of money, the exercise will take at least five days,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The commission has not received any formal complaint regarding the acts of violence witnessed on Sunday in Kibra, but IEBC investigators are on the ground investigating the incidences. Where sufficient evidence finds any party or candidate culpable, appropriate action would be taken following due process," External link

tuko Wednesday, October 30, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : "The Commission has not received any formal complaint regarding the acts of violence witnessed on Sunday in Kibra, but IEBC investigators are on the ground investigating the incidences. Where sufficient evidence finds any party or candidate culpable, appropriate action would be taken following due process," External link

tuko Wednesday, October 30, 2019 4:04:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The last review was completed in February 2012, and therefore, the earliest time the next review can commence is from March 2020, and the latest time the delimitation exercise can end is 2024,” External link

standardmedia Monday, October 28, 2019 10:15:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “There may be differences of opinion, but the commission is united and committed to deliver a credible, free and fair election. Our mandate is on elections and we are ready in all areas. We have a contract with the Kenyan people; the chairman is not planning to resign; the commissioners are not planning to resign; that is fake news,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, October 27, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “In making its determination, the commission is aware of the provisions that provide for undue regard to technicality and judgment pronounced on the same but in this particular case reference is made to existing procedures already gazetted to guide in the management of disputes and violations of the code,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, October 19, 2019 9:01:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “The commission has assigned an investigator to follow up on any malpractice in the upcoming Kibra by-election,” External link

kenya-today Thursday, October 10, 2019 5:54:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Kiems kits will be only for identification. Some polling stations might change due to school programme and voters will be updated in a good time. A comprehensive update will be made available on Friday next week,” External link

kenya-today Thursday, October 10, 2019 5:54:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Kiems kits will be only for identification. Some polling stations might change due to school program and voters will be updated in good time. A comprehensive update will be made available on Friday next week," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, October 9, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “In response to the two letters of 20th September 2019 and 30th September 2019 (from ODM) the IEBC acting CEO wrote to ODM advising them to pay the required fees of Sh 15,000 which ODM paid. The Commission has from today posted the changes to the Kibra register of voters detailed above in the Constituency Returning Officer’s office for seven days inspection and verification,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1:10:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati added : “As the updated register is undergoing the inspection and certification process, the commission wishes to underscore that the 2017 General Election Register for Kibra is readily available for sharing,” “Thereafter, the register will be certified and be readily available for sharing with Political Parties including ODM and any other interested party,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1:10:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Returning Officer ) : “We make the conclusion that the complainant was duly registered as a voter. The respondent (Returning Officer) decision of September 10, 2019 declining the nomination of the complainant is hereby set aside,” External link

kenya-today Thursday, September 19, 2019 9:52:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We are of the view that the absence of Mariga’s name in the register that was used by the respondent could not have been taken as conclusive proof of lack of registration given that Mr Mariga had indicated that he was registered in a different constituency,” “We are aware of the technological challenges which might result in a delay in real time update of the Kiems kit, especially where the registration process is conducted in different areas using BVR machines,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, September 18, 2019 10:52:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about McDonald Mariga ) : “We are of the view that the absence of Mariga’s name on the register that was used by the respondent could not have been taken as conclusive proof of lack of registration, more so given that Mr Mariga had indicated that he was registered in a different constituency,” “We are aware of the technological challenges which might result in a delay in real-time update of the Kiems kit, especially where the registration is conducted in different areas using BVR machines,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, September 17, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “It does not apply to other constituencies where there are no by-elections, and neither does it apply to the registration of candidates. It is limited to the registration of voters. There was therefore no impediment to the complainant being registered in any other constituency which was not subject to the by-election,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, September 17, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Returning Officer ) : “The applicant is a registered voter and therefore, the committee has set aside an earlier order by the Returning Officer nullifying his candidature,” External link

capitalfm Monday, September 16, 2019 4:47:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Returning Officer ) : “The applicant is a registered voter and therefore, the committee has set aside an earlier order by the Returning Officer nullifying his candidature,” External link

capitalfm Monday, September 16, 2019 1:31:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati announced ( about Commission ) : “Political parties intending to present candidates in this by-election shall, after its primaries resolve all intra-party disputes and submit the list of persons nominated to contest in this election to the Commission on or before the Tuesday, 3rd September 2019,” External link

capitalfm Friday, August 23, 2019 2:54:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The campaign period for the by election shall start on September 9 and cease on November 4, being 48 hours before the by election, and shall run between 7am and 6pm” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, August 21, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Any public officer wishing to fill the position is required to resign from his or her position seven days of the declaration of the vacancy," External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 19, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : “The last review was completed in February 2012 and, therefore, the earliest time the next review can commence is from March 2020 and the latest time the delimitation exercise can end is 2024,” External link

standardmedia Friday, August 16, 2019 12:35:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The commission carried out its duties and functions in accordance with the law, it is should not be what an individual or group says on the verification process of the signatures,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, August 7, 2019 6:49:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Contrary to the assertion of Election Observation Group (ELOG), the commission publicized the list of Punguza Mizigo Initiative supporters on its website on April 18 for a period of 21 days as part of public participation,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, July 23, 2019 6:09:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati alisema : “Wapigakura 1, 222, 541 waliotia saini kuiunga mkono. Hii ni kuuarifu umma na wadau wote kwamba mpango huo umefikia masharti yanayohitajika kwa mujibu wa katiba,” External link

mwananchi Sunday, July 21, 2019 11:24:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “In compliance with Article 257 (4) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010, the commission undertook a verification exercise to confirm whether the Punguza Mzigo Initiative was supported by at least one million registered voters. The commission had since verified that the initiative has been supported by 1, 222, 541 registered voters. This is therefore to notify the public and all stakeholders that the initiative has met the requisite threshold as required by the said Article 257(4) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010,” External link

kenyastar Friday, July 19, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati alisema : "Kwa mujibu wa kifungu 257 (4) cha katiba ya Kenya, 2010, tume ilifanya ukaguzi kuthibitisha iwapo kampeni ya Punguza Mzigo inaungwa mkono na wapiga kura angalau milioni moja nchini. Tume imethibitisha ni wapiga kura 1, 222, 541 wanaoiunga mkono. Hii ni kuuarifu umma basi na washikadau wote kwamba mpango huo umefikia masharti yanayohitajika kwa mujibu wa katiba ," External link

bbc-swahili Friday, July 19, 2019 8:33:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “In compliance with Article 257 (4) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010, the commission undertook a verification exercise to confirm whether the Punguza Mzigo Initiative was supported by at least one million registered voters. The commission had since verified that the initiative has been supported by 1, 222, 541 registered voters. This is therefore to notify the public and all stakeholders that the initiative has met the requisite threshold as required by the said Article 257(4) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, July 18, 2019 9:09:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “In compliance with Article 257 (4) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010, the Commission undertook a verification exercise to confirm whether the Punguza Mzigo Initiative was supported by at least one million registered voters. The commission had since verified that the Initiative has been supported by 1,222,541 registered voters. This is therefore to notify the public and all stakeholders that the initiative has met the requisite threshold as required by the said Article 257(4) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, July 18, 2019 7:26:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We need to build public confidence in the electoral body,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, July 17, 2019 7:17:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : “The commission reiterates its commitment to conducting this process in a transparent and accountable manner within the legal and administrative provisions,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, July 14, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “This case is frivolous, malicious, it is based on conjecture and outright material representation of facts meant to deliberately mislead the court hence ought to be dismissed with costs,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, July 10, 2019 10:01:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati alisema ( about Tume Huru ) : “Tume imejitolea kuendesha zoezi hili kwa njia huru na ya haki kwa mujibu wa sheria. Tunatarajia kukamilisha kazi hiyo Julai 19, 2019,” External link

tuko Wednesday, July 10, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The commission reiterates its commitment to conducting this process in a transparent and accountable manner within the legal and administrative provisions. It is estimated that the activities will be concluded by July 19, 2019,” External link

tuko Wednesday, July 10, 2019 8:15:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : “The commission reiterates its commitment to conducting this process in a transparent and accountable manner within the legal and administrative provisions. It is estimated that the activities will be concluded by July 19, 2019,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, July 10, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The commission realised there was a need to expand the audit into the procurement of 2017 election materials and a majority of commissioners resolved to send him home. He is lying when he says we lacked quorum to suspend him,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, June 22, 2019 11:24:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “There is no vacuum at the commission, we have an acting CEO,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, June 11, 2019 5:36:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “This exercise is important, it is a constitutional requirement that where there is a popular initiative, the commission receives and verifies signatures of at least a million names,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, June 11, 2019 5:36:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “Your agents, who participated in the document submission and receiving process, are invited to participate in the verification exercise and will be sufficiently briefed before the start of the exercise,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 29, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The polls opened at six o’clock and have been smooth throughout. I however call on registered voters to come out and vote, not just here in Embakasi but also in Ugenya. The exercise closes at five in the evening,” External link

nation-ke Friday, April 5, 2019 5:39:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “I wish to call on the residents to come out and vote. Not just here in Embakasi South but also in Ugenya where another by-election is going on,” External link

nation-ke Friday, April 5, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The commission realised there was a need to expand the audit into the procurement of 2017 election materials and a majority of commissioners resolved to send him home. He is lying when he says we lacked quorum to suspend him,” External link

standardmedia Friday, March 29, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Our attention has been drawn to a headline story appearing in today’s Star newspaper…….. IEBC wishes to clarify that the story is meant to introduce negative debates on the boundaries delimitation exercise that is already an emotive and sensitive exercise,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, March 17, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Most of the information we gave has not been used in arriving at the recommendations and so we do not know what happened for PAC to ignore our submissions,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 12, 2019 11:18:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Proportional representation provides opportunities for strengthening political parties and is the most widely used electoral system in the world. It removes focus from personalities, instead focusing on parties,” External link

standardmedia Monday, March 11, 2019 7:37:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “This exposes the Commission to the risk of State capture thereby compromising elections. To mitigate this risk, the Commission should be allocated adequate resources in line with the electoral cycle, in one tranche at the beginning of the financial year and be given financial autonomy,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 8, 2019 8:18:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We have seen the report of PAC and most of the information we gave has not been used in arriving at the recommendations and so we do not know what happened for PAC to ignore our submissions,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 7, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The role of the commission is policy formulation, strategy and oversight. We told the secretariat to go ahead with procurement but in accordance with the law,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, February 22, 2019 8:18:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Legally it is possible and the commission remains prepared,” External link

kenyastar Tuesday, February 19, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Legally it is possible and the commission remains prepared,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, February 16, 2019 12:29:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Treasury only releases money a few months before elections yet we need money throughout the election cycle,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, February 13, 2019 12:06:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We need external consultant to audit server and give it to Kenyans but we need money for that and other electoral related activities,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, February 13, 2019 12:06:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Part of the things we identified is having six elections in one day takes a toll on our staff because they are the same staff who do the polling from 6 am to 5 pm," "That takes fatigue and we feel that as a commission staggered elections should take place. There will be need to change the laws and the constitution for two different dates" External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 13, 2019 11:49:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "She had complained about security initially and we enhanced her security and therefore her decision to leave the commission is still mind-boggling to me," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 13, 2019 11:49:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati added ( about Margaret Mwachanya ) : "I find the statement by Mwachanya and the rest quite dishonest and seems like they were directed by someone to quit," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 13, 2019 11:49:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Our staff get fatigued when the elections start from 6am to 5pm and the same clerks convert the polling station into counting station. They count for the whole night and for days which brings about fatigue. That fatigue is not good for having free and fair elections," External link

tuko Wednesday, February 13, 2019 7:47:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Out of 299 petitions only five went through hence there was a 98 per cent accuracy,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 13, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Following the declaration of vacancy in the office of Member of the National Assembly for Wajir West Constituency vide a letter from the National Assembly Speaker received on Tuesday, 29th January 2019, there shall be a by-election for Wajir West Constituency on Thursday, 25th April 2019," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 5, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Once the governor submits to the commission the name and details of the nominee, the IEBC shall appoint through a gazette notice the county returning officer and his/her deputy to vet the nominee," "Subsequent to which the commission shall issue a nomination clearance, a copy of which is forwarded to the governor" External link

allafrica Wednesday, December 12, 2018 10:10:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : "The Constitution vests the exclusive mandate for the registration of candidates and receipt of nomination papers through gazetted returning officers appointed by the IEBC who provide the requisite clearance to candidates after ascertaining their qualifications," External link

allafrica Wednesday, December 12, 2018 10:10:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Once the governor submits to the commission the name and details of the nominee, the IEBC shall appoint through a gazette notice the county returning officer and his/her deputy to vet the nominee,” “Subsequent to which the commission shall issue a nomination clearance, a copy of which is forwarded to the governor” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, December 11, 2018 6:21:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : “The Constitution vests the exclusive mandate for the registration of candidates and receipt of nomination papers through gazetted returning officers appointed by the IEBC who provide the requisite clearance to candidates after ascertaining their qualifications,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, December 11, 2018 6:21:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : “The commission is seeking an opportunity to respond to the adverse inaccurate statements and misrepresentations by former CEO/ Secretary and former commissioners as well as to adequately inform PAC’s deliberations and consequent report,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, December 6, 2018 8:56:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We have the materials ready but we can't do this alone. It's a security issue," "We cannot put the lives of our staff at risk" External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 30, 2017 6:00:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “When the lives of our officers are in danger, we’re deeply concerned. The commission has deliberated on the incidences happening in parts of the country and has postponed the election to a date to be announced later,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, October 30, 2017 1:28:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We urge for patience as a comprehensive report is finalised to include reports from all stations that opened and polling took place in respect of the fresh presidential election,” External link

standardmedia Monday, October 30, 2017 12:49:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “Commission is dealing with the issue and will give response at 8.30pm (last night),” “Ongoing verification of result forms is a crucial process being done thoroughly and results will be declared based on the forms,” External link

standardmedia Monday, October 30, 2017 12:49:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “We urge for patience as a comprehensive report is finalized to include reports from all stations that opened and polling took place in respect of the fresh presidential election,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, October 29, 2017 10:33:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "I want to assure you that what we are doing as chairman and commissioners, we are satisfied that the process is being done properly in a free and fair environment," External link

BBCMonitoring Sunday, October 29, 2017 10:19:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "I expressed my concerns on the process, I had my questions, and most of the concerns that I expressed were answered... and as chairman, I can confidently stand here and tell you that the process which we are now carrying on is above board except for the areas which did not vote. I can confidently say that I'm satisfied with this process. And I wish I'd give the people who voted, the Kenyans who voted...the will of those people will be realised in these ballots which we are counting here," External link

BBCMonitoring Sunday, October 29, 2017 10:19:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "As at 28 October - that's yesterday - 5pm, the KIEMS [Kenya Integrated Elections Management System] kits had received transmitted logs to the tune of 36,882...the total number of voters authenticated using the 36,882 KIEMS kits and validated, based on the logs received are 7,573,903..which translates to 42.8 per cent," External link

BBCMonitoring Sunday, October 29, 2017 10:19:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "It is difficult to guarantee a free, fair and credible election" External link

bbc Sunday, October 29, 2017 6:19:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We have a team working on the comprehensive turnout. We will give you the exact figure in the course of these proceedings," External link

BBCMonitoring Sunday, October 29, 2017 2:19:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : "We have the materials ready but we can't do this alone. It's a security issue," "We cannot put the lives of our staff at risk" External link

nzherald Sunday, October 29, 2017 2:03:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The results being circulated on social media are fake and we wish to reiterate as a commission that the official results are those verified by the commission,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, October 29, 2017 12:54:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “When the lives of our officers are in danger, as a Commission we’re deeply concerned. And because of all these factors, the Commission has deliberated on the various incidences happening in parts of the country and has postponed the elections meant to take place in some constituencies to a date to be announced later,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, October 29, 2017 12:54:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : “Verification is ongoing and it’s a crucial process in accordance with the Constitution and the Supreme Court court judgment. We must go through all Form 34B’s and compare them with 34A’s to enable us make Form 34C. All this is important for the final declaration of the results,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, October 29, 2017 2:16:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati indicated : “The 48 per cent was a best estimate turnout from the team. Latest actual figures from 267 constituencies’ show 6,553,858 Kenyans turned out to vote,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, October 29, 2017 12:46:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “3,722 Form 34As and 41 Form 34Bs are yet to be received and verified,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, October 29, 2017 12:46:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We have faced and continue to face challenges which are largely security related in certain electoral areas," External link

aljazeera-en Saturday, October 28, 2017 10:30:00 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 said : "It is true we had communicated that 6.5 million Kenyans had voted. This information relied on the number of KIEMS that had keyed in data which was tabulated at the said time" External link

BBCMonitoring Saturday, October 28, 2017 10:19:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We have the materials ready but we can't do this alone. It's a security issue," "We cannot put the lives of our staff at risk" External link

ABCnews Saturday, October 28, 2017 9:34:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We have the materials ready but we can’t do this alone. It’s a security issue,” “We cannot put the lives of our staff at risk” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 28, 2017 8:34:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We have the materials ready but we can't do this alone. It's a security issue," "We cannot put the lives of our staff at risk" External link

wxow Saturday, October 28, 2017 8:23:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We have the materials ready but we can’t do this alone. It’s a security issue,” “We cannot put the lives of our staff at risk” External link

therepublic Saturday, October 28, 2017 8:19:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We have the materials ready but we can't do this alone. It's a security issue," "We cannot put the lives of our staff at risk" External link

startribune Saturday, October 28, 2017 8:11:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : "When the lives of our officers are in danger, as a Commission we're deeply concerned. And because of all these factors, the Commission has deliberated on the various incidences happening in parts of the country and has postponed the elections meant to take place in some constituencies to a date to be announced later," External link

allafrica Saturday, October 28, 2017 7:54:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The commission has deliberated on the various incidents happening in some parts of the country and has postponed the election scheduled to take place tomorrow (Saturday, October 26) to a further date to be announced," External link

allafrica Saturday, October 28, 2017 7:54:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "I am giving a yellow card to all the political leaders in the country. As the referee I want to issue a stern warning to the players of this game on all sides that they should stop all attempts to interfere with the process," External link

deutschewelle-en Saturday, October 28, 2017 6:54:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : “We have the materials ready but we can’t do this alone. It’s a security issue,” “We cannot put the lives of our staff at risk” External link

therepublic Saturday, October 28, 2017 5:55:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : “We have the materials ready but we can’t do this alone. It’s a security issue,” “We cannot put the lives of our staff at risk” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 28, 2017 5:33:00 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 told : "Some had to take refuge in police stations up to now as we speak," External link

coastweek Saturday, October 28, 2017 11:28:00 AM 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 told : “The verification process will certainly take some time,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 28, 2017 7:21:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The verification process will certainly take some time," External link

allafrica Saturday, October 28, 2017 5:49:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives and as such we are working round the clock to conclude on this election process," External link

allafrica Saturday, October 28, 2017 5:49:00 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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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

Kalonzo Musyoka said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : "Mimi ninafurahi kwamba akina Chebukati wataenda nyumbani. Tuwapigie makofi ya kusema kwaheri Chebukati," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 25, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Ekuru Aukot said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “IEBC is being mischievous because they had published a timeline for the completion of the verification of signatures to be May 9 which has since passed. Before we presented the signatures, Chebukati was always in constant communication with us but ever since we presented them, he no longer cares,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 22, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Ezra Chiloba added ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “The assumption Chebukati made was that the Legal Committee awards contracts to law firms. This was farther from the truth and/or legal position,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, February 22, 2019 8:18:00 AM EAT

Ezra Chiloba said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “I have every reason to believe that Chebukati had all along known or facilitated the allocation of work to his former law firm,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, February 22, 2019 8:18:00 AM 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 : “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 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 ( 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 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 said ( about Commission ) : “In preparation for the review, the Commission has developed a Boundaries Review Operations Plan (BROP) which provides a roadmap for the exercise. The Commission also initiated capacity building of its staff, procurement of requisite tools and conduct of a pilot boundaries review,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, February 23, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “In preparation for the review, the Commission has developed a Boundaries Review Operations Plan (BROP) which provides a roadmap for the exercise. The Commission also initiated capacity building of its staff, procurement of requisite tools and conduct of a pilot boundaries review,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, February 23, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “However, the Constitution provides for other parameters to be applied such as geographical features and urban centres, community of interest, historical, economic, and cultural ties,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, February 16, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Such reviews must be completed at least one year before a General Election for the new boundaries to take effect. In the current scenario, the review must be completed by July 2021,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, February 16, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The commission has initiated capacity building for its staff, procurement of requisite tools and conduct of a pilot boundaries review,” “However, these processes have been hampered by inadequate budgetary allocation” External link

thestarkenya Friday, February 14, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “In preparation for the review, the Commission has developed a Boundaries Review Operations Plan (BROP) which provides a roadmap for the exercise. The Commission also initiated capacity building of its staff, procurement of requisite tools and conduct of a pilot boundaries review,” External link

capitalfm Friday, February 14, 2020 1:42:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “As a commission we remember him for repealing Section 2A, there was pressure at that time and he wanted to give the country democratic space,” External link

capitalfm Friday, February 7, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “When he handed over the button, he made an example in Africa to emulate. We appreciate him for giving Kenya democracy which is prevailing up to now,” External link

capitalfm Friday, February 7, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “As a commission we remember him for repealing Section 2A, there was pressure at that time and he wanted to give the country democratic space,” External link

capitalfm Friday, February 7, 2020 8:16:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “When he handed over the button, he made an example in Africa to emulate. We appreciate him for giving Kenya democracy which is prevailing up to now,” External link

capitalfm Friday, February 7, 2020 8:16:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says ( about Elections Act ) : “The commission shall also notify the Chief Justice who by law is expected to appoint via the Kenya Gazette the Judge or chief magistrate before whom the deputy governor nominee may take his or her oath of office in accordance with the County Governments Act, 2012,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 17, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : “The commission has formally requested KNBS to provide census data based on sub-locations, which is the enumeration unit. This is the basic data that the commission needs to model the electoral units in the country. Once the data is received in the requested format, the commission will communicate the next phase of the process,” External link

standardmedia Monday, December 16, 2019 10:19:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Although I haven't had time to read the BBI report, as far as I am concerned, we came in office in 2017 and our term is on until 2023 January and so there is nothing for me to worry about," External link

nation-ke Thursday, November 28, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Although I haven't had time to read the BBI report, as far as I am concerned we came in office in 2017 and our term is on until 2023 January and so there is nothing for me to worry about," External link

tuko Thursday, November 28, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “IEBC is the only body that has the custody of the voters’ register and therefore, the office of the president has approached us to verify whether they are genuine voters,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, November 6, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The register of voters availed to the ODM party contained the names of voters, identification numbers (truncated) polling station numbers and voter registration number," External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 1, 2019 3:20:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati added ( about Commission ) : "It is against theses principles that the Commission has put in place mechanisms to ensure confidentiality in the management of the information provided in the Register of Voters and thus in availing the Register of Voters cannot, therefore, avail full Identification numbers and mobile numbers hence the truncation," External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 1, 2019 3:20:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Sifuna stated. The ODM Secretary General also claimed 10,040 alien names had been introduced in the voter register, and 3,812 people moved from their polling stations to others without their knowledge. But in a rejoinder, Chebukati termed the allegations as 'baseless and unsubstantiated' adding that ODM is raising false alarm. “The Commission is seized in a press release by ODM on the Kibra register of voters and is taken aback by baseless allegations levelled without any substantial basis," External link

kenyan-post Friday, November 1, 2019 1:57:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “IEBC is the only body that has the custody of the voters’ register and therefore, the office of the president has approached us to verify whether they are genuine voters,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Depending on the availability of money, the exercise will take at least five days,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The commission has not received any formal complaint regarding the acts of violence witnessed on Sunday in Kibra, but IEBC investigators are on the ground investigating the incidences. Where sufficient evidence finds any party or candidate culpable, appropriate action would be taken following due process," External link

tuko Wednesday, October 30, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : "The Commission has not received any formal complaint regarding the acts of violence witnessed on Sunday in Kibra, but IEBC investigators are on the ground investigating the incidences. Where sufficient evidence finds any party or candidate culpable, appropriate action would be taken following due process," External link

tuko Wednesday, October 30, 2019 4:04:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The last review was completed in February 2012, and therefore, the earliest time the next review can commence is from March 2020, and the latest time the delimitation exercise can end is 2024,” External link

standardmedia Monday, October 28, 2019 10:15:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “There may be differences of opinion, but the commission is united and committed to deliver a credible, free and fair election. Our mandate is on elections and we are ready in all areas. We have a contract with the Kenyan people; the chairman is not planning to resign; the commissioners are not planning to resign; that is fake news,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, October 27, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “In making its determination, the commission is aware of the provisions that provide for undue regard to technicality and judgment pronounced on the same but in this particular case reference is made to existing procedures already gazetted to guide in the management of disputes and violations of the code,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, October 19, 2019 9:01:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “The commission has assigned an investigator to follow up on any malpractice in the upcoming Kibra by-election,” External link

kenya-today Thursday, October 10, 2019 5:54:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Kiems kits will be only for identification. Some polling stations might change due to school programme and voters will be updated in a good time. A comprehensive update will be made available on Friday next week,” External link

kenya-today Thursday, October 10, 2019 5:54:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Kiems kits will be only for identification. Some polling stations might change due to school program and voters will be updated in good time. A comprehensive update will be made available on Friday next week," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, October 9, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “In response to the two letters of 20th September 2019 and 30th September 2019 (from ODM) the IEBC acting CEO wrote to ODM advising them to pay the required fees of Sh 15,000 which ODM paid. The Commission has from today posted the changes to the Kibra register of voters detailed above in the Constituency Returning Officer’s office for seven days inspection and verification,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1:10:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati added : “As the updated register is undergoing the inspection and certification process, the commission wishes to underscore that the 2017 General Election Register for Kibra is readily available for sharing,” “Thereafter, the register will be certified and be readily available for sharing with Political Parties including ODM and any other interested party,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1:10:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Returning Officer ) : “We make the conclusion that the complainant was duly registered as a voter. The respondent (Returning Officer) decision of September 10, 2019 declining the nomination of the complainant is hereby set aside,” External link

kenya-today Thursday, September 19, 2019 9:52:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We are of the view that the absence of Mariga’s name in the register that was used by the respondent could not have been taken as conclusive proof of lack of registration given that Mr Mariga had indicated that he was registered in a different constituency,” “We are aware of the technological challenges which might result in a delay in real time update of the Kiems kit, especially where the registration process is conducted in different areas using BVR machines,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, September 18, 2019 10:52:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about McDonald Mariga ) : “We are of the view that the absence of Mariga’s name on the register that was used by the respondent could not have been taken as conclusive proof of lack of registration, more so given that Mr Mariga had indicated that he was registered in a different constituency,” “We are aware of the technological challenges which might result in a delay in real-time update of the Kiems kit, especially where the registration is conducted in different areas using BVR machines,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, September 17, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “It does not apply to other constituencies where there are no by-elections, and neither does it apply to the registration of candidates. It is limited to the registration of voters. There was therefore no impediment to the complainant being registered in any other constituency which was not subject to the by-election,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, September 17, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Returning Officer ) : “The applicant is a registered voter and therefore, the committee has set aside an earlier order by the Returning Officer nullifying his candidature,” External link

capitalfm Monday, September 16, 2019 4:47:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Returning Officer ) : “The applicant is a registered voter and therefore, the committee has set aside an earlier order by the Returning Officer nullifying his candidature,” External link

capitalfm Monday, September 16, 2019 1:31:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati announced ( about Commission ) : “Political parties intending to present candidates in this by-election shall, after its primaries resolve all intra-party disputes and submit the list of persons nominated to contest in this election to the Commission on or before the Tuesday, 3rd September 2019,” External link

capitalfm Friday, August 23, 2019 2:54:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The campaign period for the by election shall start on September 9 and cease on November 4, being 48 hours before the by election, and shall run between 7am and 6pm” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, August 21, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Any public officer wishing to fill the position is required to resign from his or her position seven days of the declaration of the vacancy," External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 19, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : “The last review was completed in February 2012 and, therefore, the earliest time the next review can commence is from March 2020 and the latest time the delimitation exercise can end is 2024,” External link

standardmedia Friday, August 16, 2019 12:35:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The commission carried out its duties and functions in accordance with the law, it is should not be what an individual or group says on the verification process of the signatures,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, August 7, 2019 6:49:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Contrary to the assertion of Election Observation Group (ELOG), the commission publicized the list of Punguza Mizigo Initiative supporters on its website on April 18 for a period of 21 days as part of public participation,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, July 23, 2019 6:09:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati alisema : “Wapigakura 1, 222, 541 waliotia saini kuiunga mkono. Hii ni kuuarifu umma na wadau wote kwamba mpango huo umefikia masharti yanayohitajika kwa mujibu wa katiba,” External link

mwananchi Sunday, July 21, 2019 11:24:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “In compliance with Article 257 (4) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010, the commission undertook a verification exercise to confirm whether the Punguza Mzigo Initiative was supported by at least one million registered voters. The commission had since verified that the initiative has been supported by 1, 222, 541 registered voters. This is therefore to notify the public and all stakeholders that the initiative has met the requisite threshold as required by the said Article 257(4) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010,” External link

kenyastar Friday, July 19, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati alisema : "Kwa mujibu wa kifungu 257 (4) cha katiba ya Kenya, 2010, tume ilifanya ukaguzi kuthibitisha iwapo kampeni ya Punguza Mzigo inaungwa mkono na wapiga kura angalau milioni moja nchini. Tume imethibitisha ni wapiga kura 1, 222, 541 wanaoiunga mkono. Hii ni kuuarifu umma basi na washikadau wote kwamba mpango huo umefikia masharti yanayohitajika kwa mujibu wa katiba ," External link

bbc-swahili Friday, July 19, 2019 8:33:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “In compliance with Article 257 (4) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010, the commission undertook a verification exercise to confirm whether the Punguza Mzigo Initiative was supported by at least one million registered voters. The commission had since verified that the initiative has been supported by 1, 222, 541 registered voters. This is therefore to notify the public and all stakeholders that the initiative has met the requisite threshold as required by the said Article 257(4) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, July 18, 2019 9:09:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “In compliance with Article 257 (4) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010, the Commission undertook a verification exercise to confirm whether the Punguza Mzigo Initiative was supported by at least one million registered voters. The commission had since verified that the Initiative has been supported by 1,222,541 registered voters. This is therefore to notify the public and all stakeholders that the initiative has met the requisite threshold as required by the said Article 257(4) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, July 18, 2019 7:26:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We need to build public confidence in the electoral body,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, July 17, 2019 7:17:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : “The commission reiterates its commitment to conducting this process in a transparent and accountable manner within the legal and administrative provisions,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, July 14, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “This case is frivolous, malicious, it is based on conjecture and outright material representation of facts meant to deliberately mislead the court hence ought to be dismissed with costs,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, July 10, 2019 10:01:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati alisema ( about Tume Huru ) : “Tume imejitolea kuendesha zoezi hili kwa njia huru na ya haki kwa mujibu wa sheria. Tunatarajia kukamilisha kazi hiyo Julai 19, 2019,” External link

tuko Wednesday, July 10, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The commission reiterates its commitment to conducting this process in a transparent and accountable manner within the legal and administrative provisions. It is estimated that the activities will be concluded by July 19, 2019,” External link

tuko Wednesday, July 10, 2019 8:15:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : “The commission reiterates its commitment to conducting this process in a transparent and accountable manner within the legal and administrative provisions. It is estimated that the activities will be concluded by July 19, 2019,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, July 10, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The commission realised there was a need to expand the audit into the procurement of 2017 election materials and a majority of commissioners resolved to send him home. He is lying when he says we lacked quorum to suspend him,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, June 22, 2019 11:24:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “There is no vacuum at the commission, we have an acting CEO,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, June 11, 2019 5:36:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “This exercise is important, it is a constitutional requirement that where there is a popular initiative, the commission receives and verifies signatures of at least a million names,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, June 11, 2019 5:36:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “Your agents, who participated in the document submission and receiving process, are invited to participate in the verification exercise and will be sufficiently briefed before the start of the exercise,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 29, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The polls opened at six o’clock and have been smooth throughout. I however call on registered voters to come out and vote, not just here in Embakasi but also in Ugenya. The exercise closes at five in the evening,” External link

nation-ke Friday, April 5, 2019 5:39:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “I wish to call on the residents to come out and vote. Not just here in Embakasi South but also in Ugenya where another by-election is going on,” External link

nation-ke Friday, April 5, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The commission realised there was a need to expand the audit into the procurement of 2017 election materials and a majority of commissioners resolved to send him home. He is lying when he says we lacked quorum to suspend him,” External link

standardmedia Friday, March 29, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Our attention has been drawn to a headline story appearing in today’s Star newspaper…….. IEBC wishes to clarify that the story is meant to introduce negative debates on the boundaries delimitation exercise that is already an emotive and sensitive exercise,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, March 17, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Most of the information we gave has not been used in arriving at the recommendations and so we do not know what happened for PAC to ignore our submissions,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 12, 2019 11:18:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Proportional representation provides opportunities for strengthening political parties and is the most widely used electoral system in the world. It removes focus from personalities, instead focusing on parties,” External link

standardmedia Monday, March 11, 2019 7:37:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “This exposes the Commission to the risk of State capture thereby compromising elections. To mitigate this risk, the Commission should be allocated adequate resources in line with the electoral cycle, in one tranche at the beginning of the financial year and be given financial autonomy,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 8, 2019 8:18:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We have seen the report of PAC and most of the information we gave has not been used in arriving at the recommendations and so we do not know what happened for PAC to ignore our submissions,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 7, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The role of the commission is policy formulation, strategy and oversight. We told the secretariat to go ahead with procurement but in accordance with the law,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, February 22, 2019 8:18:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Legally it is possible and the commission remains prepared,” External link

kenyastar Tuesday, February 19, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Legally it is possible and the commission remains prepared,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, February 16, 2019 12:29:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Treasury only releases money a few months before elections yet we need money throughout the election cycle,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, February 13, 2019 12:06:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We need external consultant to audit server and give it to Kenyans but we need money for that and other electoral related activities,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, February 13, 2019 12:06:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Part of the things we identified is having six elections in one day takes a toll on our staff because they are the same staff who do the polling from 6 am to 5 pm," "That takes fatigue and we feel that as a commission staggered elections should take place. There will be need to change the laws and the constitution for two different dates" External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 13, 2019 11:49:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "She had complained about security initially and we enhanced her security and therefore her decision to leave the commission is still mind-boggling to me," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 13, 2019 11:49:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati added ( about Margaret Mwachanya ) : "I find the statement by Mwachanya and the rest quite dishonest and seems like they were directed by someone to quit," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 13, 2019 11:49:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Our staff get fatigued when the elections start from 6am to 5pm and the same clerks convert the polling station into counting station. They count for the whole night and for days which brings about fatigue. That fatigue is not good for having free and fair elections," External link

tuko Wednesday, February 13, 2019 7:47:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Out of 299 petitions only five went through hence there was a 98 per cent accuracy,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 13, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Following the declaration of vacancy in the office of Member of the National Assembly for Wajir West Constituency vide a letter from the National Assembly Speaker received on Tuesday, 29th January 2019, there shall be a by-election for Wajir West Constituency on Thursday, 25th April 2019," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 5, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Once the governor submits to the commission the name and details of the nominee, the IEBC shall appoint through a gazette notice the county returning officer and his/her deputy to vet the nominee," "Subsequent to which the commission shall issue a nomination clearance, a copy of which is forwarded to the governor" External link

allafrica Wednesday, December 12, 2018 10:10:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : "The Constitution vests the exclusive mandate for the registration of candidates and receipt of nomination papers through gazetted returning officers appointed by the IEBC who provide the requisite clearance to candidates after ascertaining their qualifications," External link

allafrica Wednesday, December 12, 2018 10:10:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Once the governor submits to the commission the name and details of the nominee, the IEBC shall appoint through a gazette notice the county returning officer and his/her deputy to vet the nominee,” “Subsequent to which the commission shall issue a nomination clearance, a copy of which is forwarded to the governor” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, December 11, 2018 6:21:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : “The Constitution vests the exclusive mandate for the registration of candidates and receipt of nomination papers through gazetted returning officers appointed by the IEBC who provide the requisite clearance to candidates after ascertaining their qualifications,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, December 11, 2018 6:21:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : “The commission is seeking an opportunity to respond to the adverse inaccurate statements and misrepresentations by former CEO/ Secretary and former commissioners as well as to adequately inform PAC’s deliberations and consequent report,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, December 6, 2018 8:56:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We have the materials ready but we can't do this alone. It's a security issue," "We cannot put the lives of our staff at risk" External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 30, 2017 6:00:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “When the lives of our officers are in danger, we’re deeply concerned. The commission has deliberated on the incidences happening in parts of the country and has postponed the election to a date to be announced later,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, October 30, 2017 1:28:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We urge for patience as a comprehensive report is finalised to include reports from all stations that opened and polling took place in respect of the fresh presidential election,” External link

standardmedia Monday, October 30, 2017 12:49:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “Commission is dealing with the issue and will give response at 8.30pm (last night),” “Ongoing verification of result forms is a crucial process being done thoroughly and results will be declared based on the forms,” External link

standardmedia Monday, October 30, 2017 12:49:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated : “We urge for patience as a comprehensive report is finalized to include reports from all stations that opened and polling took place in respect of the fresh presidential election,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, October 29, 2017 10:33:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "I want to assure you that what we are doing as chairman and commissioners, we are satisfied that the process is being done properly in a free and fair environment," External link

BBCMonitoring Sunday, October 29, 2017 10:19:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "I expressed my concerns on the process, I had my questions, and most of the concerns that I expressed were answered... and as chairman, I can confidently stand here and tell you that the process which we are now carrying on is above board except for the areas which did not vote. I can confidently say that I'm satisfied with this process. And I wish I'd give the people who voted, the Kenyans who voted...the will of those people will be realised in these ballots which we are counting here," External link

BBCMonitoring Sunday, October 29, 2017 10:19:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "As at 28 October - that's yesterday - 5pm, the KIEMS [Kenya Integrated Elections Management System] kits had received transmitted logs to the tune of 36,882...the total number of voters authenticated using the 36,882 KIEMS kits and validated, based on the logs received are 7,573,903..which translates to 42.8 per cent," External link

BBCMonitoring Sunday, October 29, 2017 10:19:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "It is difficult to guarantee a free, fair and credible election" External link

bbc Sunday, October 29, 2017 6:19:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We have a team working on the comprehensive turnout. We will give you the exact figure in the course of these proceedings," External link

BBCMonitoring Sunday, October 29, 2017 2:19:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : "We have the materials ready but we can't do this alone. It's a security issue," "We cannot put the lives of our staff at risk" External link

nzherald Sunday, October 29, 2017 2:03:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The results being circulated on social media are fake and we wish to reiterate as a commission that the official results are those verified by the commission,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, October 29, 2017 12:54:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : “When the lives of our officers are in danger, as a Commission we’re deeply concerned. And because of all these factors, the Commission has deliberated on the various incidences happening in parts of the country and has postponed the elections meant to take place in some constituencies to a date to be announced later,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, October 29, 2017 12:54:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : “Verification is ongoing and it’s a crucial process in accordance with the Constitution and the Supreme Court court judgment. We must go through all Form 34B’s and compare them with 34A’s to enable us make Form 34C. All this is important for the final declaration of the results,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, October 29, 2017 2:16:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati indicated : “The 48 per cent was a best estimate turnout from the team. Latest actual figures from 267 constituencies’ show 6,553,858 Kenyans turned out to vote,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, October 29, 2017 12:46:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “3,722 Form 34As and 41 Form 34Bs are yet to be received and verified,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, October 29, 2017 12:46:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We have faced and continue to face challenges which are largely security related in certain electoral areas," External link

aljazeera-en Saturday, October 28, 2017 10:30:00 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 said : "It is true we had communicated that 6.5 million Kenyans had voted. This information relied on the number of KIEMS that had keyed in data which was tabulated at the said time" External link

BBCMonitoring Saturday, October 28, 2017 10:19:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We have the materials ready but we can't do this alone. It's a security issue," "We cannot put the lives of our staff at risk" External link

ABCnews Saturday, October 28, 2017 9:34:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We have the materials ready but we can’t do this alone. It’s a security issue,” “We cannot put the lives of our staff at risk” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 28, 2017 8:34:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We have the materials ready but we can't do this alone. It's a security issue," "We cannot put the lives of our staff at risk" External link

wxow Saturday, October 28, 2017 8:23:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We have the materials ready but we can’t do this alone. It’s a security issue,” “We cannot put the lives of our staff at risk” External link

therepublic Saturday, October 28, 2017 8:19:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We have the materials ready but we can't do this alone. It's a security issue," "We cannot put the lives of our staff at risk" External link

startribune Saturday, October 28, 2017 8:11:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Commission ) : "When the lives of our officers are in danger, as a Commission we're deeply concerned. And because of all these factors, the Commission has deliberated on the various incidences happening in parts of the country and has postponed the elections meant to take place in some constituencies to a date to be announced later," External link

allafrica Saturday, October 28, 2017 7:54:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The commission has deliberated on the various incidents happening in some parts of the country and has postponed the election scheduled to take place tomorrow (Saturday, October 26) to a further date to be announced," External link

allafrica Saturday, October 28, 2017 7:54:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "I am giving a yellow card to all the political leaders in the country. As the referee I want to issue a stern warning to the players of this game on all sides that they should stop all attempts to interfere with the process," External link

deutschewelle-en Saturday, October 28, 2017 6:54:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : “We have the materials ready but we can’t do this alone. It’s a security issue,” “We cannot put the lives of our staff at risk” External link

therepublic Saturday, October 28, 2017 5:55:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : “We have the materials ready but we can’t do this alone. It’s a security issue,” “We cannot put the lives of our staff at risk” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 28, 2017 5:33:00 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 told : "Some had to take refuge in police stations up to now as we speak," External link

coastweek Saturday, October 28, 2017 11:28:00 AM 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 told : “The verification process will certainly take some time,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 28, 2017 7:21:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "The verification process will certainly take some time," External link

allafrica Saturday, October 28, 2017 5:49:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives and as such we are working round the clock to conclude on this election process," External link

allafrica Saturday, October 28, 2017 5:49:00 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



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
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boss16.67%EN10/25/201725/10/2017
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new ceo2.78%EN02/08/201708/02/2017
lawyer44.44%EN01/20/201720/01/2017
advocate11.11%EN01/17/201717/01/2017
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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

Kalonzo Musyoka said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : "Mimi ninafurahi kwamba akina Chebukati wataenda nyumbani. Tuwapigie makofi ya kusema kwaheri Chebukati," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 25, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Ekuru Aukot said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “IEBC is being mischievous because they had published a timeline for the completion of the verification of signatures to be May 9 which has since passed. Before we presented the signatures, Chebukati was always in constant communication with us but ever since we presented them, he no longer cares,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 22, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Ezra Chiloba added ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “The assumption Chebukati made was that the Legal Committee awards contracts to law firms. This was farther from the truth and/or legal position,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, February 22, 2019 8:18:00 AM EAT

Ezra Chiloba said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : “I have every reason to believe that Chebukati had all along known or facilitated the allocation of work to his former law firm,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, February 22, 2019 8:18:00 AM 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