Wafula Chebukati

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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 : "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 : "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 : "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 : "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 ( 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 : "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 said : "The commission has deliberated on the various incidents happening in some parts of the country and has postponed the elections scheduled to take place tomorrow, Saturday, to a further date to be announced in the coming days," External link

deutschewelle-en Saturday, October 28, 2017 12:59:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We have seven verification desks and all agents are being supplied with folders for each constituency to enable them follow through,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, October 28, 2017 12:37:00 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 Friday, October 27, 2017 11:39:00 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 Friday, October 27, 2017 10:53:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives," External link

ABCnews Friday, October 27, 2017 10:51:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : "We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives," External link

ABCnews Friday, October 27, 2017 10:51:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives,” External link

therepublic Friday, October 27, 2017 10:43:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : “We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives,” External link

therepublic Friday, October 27, 2017 10:43:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, October 27, 2017 10:42:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We have assured residents and our staff that security will be provided to them," External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 27, 2017 10:22:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives," External link

CBC Friday, October 27, 2017 10:22:00 PM EAT

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

deutschewelle-en Friday, October 27, 2017 10:21:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives," External link

wxow Friday, October 27, 2017 10:06:00 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

romandie Friday, October 27, 2017 8:31:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : "We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives," External link

kansascity Friday, October 27, 2017 7:59:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives,” External link

therepublic Friday, October 27, 2017 7:44:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We also want to urge all Kenyans, ladies and gentlemen, please be patient and calm as the results continue streaming in. We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives, and as such we are working around the clock to conclude this election process" External link

BBCMonitoring Friday, October 27, 2017 7:01:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives," External link

wxow Friday, October 27, 2017 6:59:00 PM EAT

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

afp-en Friday, October 27, 2017 6:39:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives," External link

timescolonist Friday, October 27, 2017 5:52:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives," External link

ABCnews Friday, October 27, 2017 5:50:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The Returning Officers for the 15 constituencies are here with us,” External link

capitalfm Friday, October 27, 2017 5:21:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated ( about Commission ) : “So far we’ve received (electronically) 37,045 Forms 34A and the verification exercise will take time. The Commission will be announcing verified results per constituency,” External link

capitalfm Friday, October 27, 2017 5:21:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : “We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives,” External link

therepublic Friday, October 27, 2017 4:44:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : “We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, October 27, 2017 4:20:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : "We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives," External link

ABCnews Friday, October 27, 2017 4:16:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : “We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, October 27, 2017 3:38:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : "We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives," External link

ABCnews Friday, October 27, 2017 3:22:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : “We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives,” External link

therepublic Friday, October 27, 2017 3:17:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : “We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, October 27, 2017 3:10:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : "We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives," External link

ABCnews Friday, October 27, 2017 2:53:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati alisema : “Kwa sababu hizo, marudio hayo sasa yatafanyika kesho iwapo usalama utarudi hali ya kawaida,” External link

mtanzania Friday, October 27, 2017 2:52:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We are still working on the information (regarding all areas where there were no elections). Some could not take part in the exercise because of poor weather, others because of insecurity. The polling stations will be gazetted tomorrow (Friday) to have voters prepare for the exercise on Saturday," External link

standardmedia Friday, October 27, 2017 2:34:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We are still working on the information (regarding all areas where there were no elections). Some could not take part in the exercise because of poor weather, others because of insecurity. The polling stations will be gazetted tomorrow (Friday) to have voters prepare for the exercise on Saturday," External link

standardmedia Friday, October 27, 2017 2:34:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati déclaré : "Conformément à la loi électorale, nous avons reporté le scrutin jusqu'au 28 octobre. Il sera repris" External link

infosplusgabon Friday, October 27, 2017 1:32:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Security is not in the hands of the commission. We were promised security by the Inspector-General of the Police and the government agencies and once we get feedback from them we shall be able to see how we can manage the movement of materials and the security of our officers in the affected counties,” External link

businessdailyafrica Friday, October 27, 2017 12:46:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati annoncé : “Dans les zones touchées (par les violences), qui incluent les comtés suivants : Homa Bay, Kisumu, Migori et Siaya (), la commission a reporté les élections au samedi 28 octobre” External link

camer Friday, October 27, 2017 12:36:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati expliqué : «Dans les zones touchées qui incluent les comtés suivants : Homa Bay, Kisumu, Migori et Siaya (...), la commission a reporté les élections au samedi 28 octobre» External link

congo-site Friday, October 27, 2017 10:07:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : “We cannot keep extending that right to vote after Saturday,” External link

bloomberg Friday, October 27, 2017 9:52:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Other areas where voting did not take place will also hold the fresh election on Saturday," External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 27, 2017 3:58:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We will gazette the stations on Friday for purposes of preparations," External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 27, 2017 3:58:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We have observers out there and we will all come here and say if the election was credible or not," External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 27, 2017 3:58:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The judgment does not affect the repeat presidential polls. It should be noted that the commision has deployed the same officials gazetted for the August 8 polls,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 27, 2017 3:58:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Joseph Boinnet ) : “We were promised security by the Inspector-General of Police (Joseph Boinnet) and once we get feedback, we shall see how to manage the safety of our officers and movement of materials in the affected counties,” External link

nation-ke Friday, October 27, 2017 3:01:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Some 5,319 polling stations did not send an opening message," External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 27, 2017 1:12:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Some 5,319 polling stations did not send an opening message," External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 27, 2017 1:12:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Some 5,319 polling stations did not send an opening message," External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 27, 2017 1:12:00 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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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

Fred Outa said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : "We know Chebukati is trying to justify his alleged 48 percent turnout in the sham elections but he must know we are not interested in their charade," External link

standardmedia Friday, October 27, 2017 2:34:00 PM EAT

Fred Outa said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : "We know Chebukati is trying to justify his alleged 48 percent turnout in the sham elections but he must know we are not interested in their charade," External link

BBCMonitoring Friday, October 27, 2017 2:16:00 PM EAT

Fred Outa said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : "We know Chebukati is trying to justify his alleged 48 percent turnout in the sham elections but he must know we are not interested in their charade," External link

nation-ke Friday, October 27, 2017 12:41:00 PM EAT

Raila Odinga said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : "We are telling Mr Chebukati to be man enough and be firm. He should say he cannot assure a free and fair election and Kenyans will stand by him," External link

BBCMonitoring Friday, October 27, 2017 2:06:00 AM EAT

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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 : "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 : "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 : "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 : "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 ( 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 : "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 said : "The commission has deliberated on the various incidents happening in some parts of the country and has postponed the elections scheduled to take place tomorrow, Saturday, to a further date to be announced in the coming days," External link

deutschewelle-en Saturday, October 28, 2017 12:59:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We have seven verification desks and all agents are being supplied with folders for each constituency to enable them follow through,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, October 28, 2017 12:37:00 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 Friday, October 27, 2017 11:39:00 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 Friday, October 27, 2017 10:53:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives," External link

ABCnews Friday, October 27, 2017 10:51:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : "We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives," External link

ABCnews Friday, October 27, 2017 10:51:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives,” External link

therepublic Friday, October 27, 2017 10:43:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : “We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives,” External link

therepublic Friday, October 27, 2017 10:43:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, October 27, 2017 10:42:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We have assured residents and our staff that security will be provided to them," External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 27, 2017 10:22:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives," External link

CBC Friday, October 27, 2017 10:22:00 PM EAT

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

deutschewelle-en Friday, October 27, 2017 10:21:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives," External link

wxow Friday, October 27, 2017 10:06:00 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

romandie Friday, October 27, 2017 8:31:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : "We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives," External link

kansascity Friday, October 27, 2017 7:59:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives,” External link

therepublic Friday, October 27, 2017 7:44:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We also want to urge all Kenyans, ladies and gentlemen, please be patient and calm as the results continue streaming in. We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives, and as such we are working around the clock to conclude this election process" External link

BBCMonitoring Friday, October 27, 2017 7:01:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives," External link

wxow Friday, October 27, 2017 6:59:00 PM EAT

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

afp-en Friday, October 27, 2017 6:39:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives," External link

timescolonist Friday, October 27, 2017 5:52:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives," External link

ABCnews Friday, October 27, 2017 5:50:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The Returning Officers for the 15 constituencies are here with us,” External link

capitalfm Friday, October 27, 2017 5:21:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati stated ( about Commission ) : “So far we’ve received (electronically) 37,045 Forms 34A and the verification exercise will take time. The Commission will be announcing verified results per constituency,” External link

capitalfm Friday, October 27, 2017 5:21:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : “We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives,” External link

therepublic Friday, October 27, 2017 4:44:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : “We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, October 27, 2017 4:20:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : "We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives," External link

ABCnews Friday, October 27, 2017 4:16:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : “We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, October 27, 2017 3:38:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : "We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives," External link

ABCnews Friday, October 27, 2017 3:22:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : “We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives,” External link

therepublic Friday, October 27, 2017 3:17:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : “We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, October 27, 2017 3:10:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati says : "We acknowledge the fact that you want to move on with your lives," External link

ABCnews Friday, October 27, 2017 2:53:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati alisema : “Kwa sababu hizo, marudio hayo sasa yatafanyika kesho iwapo usalama utarudi hali ya kawaida,” External link

mtanzania Friday, October 27, 2017 2:52:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We are still working on the information (regarding all areas where there were no elections). Some could not take part in the exercise because of poor weather, others because of insecurity. The polling stations will be gazetted tomorrow (Friday) to have voters prepare for the exercise on Saturday," External link

standardmedia Friday, October 27, 2017 2:34:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We are still working on the information (regarding all areas where there were no elections). Some could not take part in the exercise because of poor weather, others because of insecurity. The polling stations will be gazetted tomorrow (Friday) to have voters prepare for the exercise on Saturday," External link

standardmedia Friday, October 27, 2017 2:34:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati déclaré : "Conformément à la loi électorale, nous avons reporté le scrutin jusqu'au 28 octobre. Il sera repris" External link

infosplusgabon Friday, October 27, 2017 1:32:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “Security is not in the hands of the commission. We were promised security by the Inspector-General of the Police and the government agencies and once we get feedback from them we shall be able to see how we can manage the movement of materials and the security of our officers in the affected counties,” External link

businessdailyafrica Friday, October 27, 2017 12:46:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati annoncé : “Dans les zones touchées (par les violences), qui incluent les comtés suivants : Homa Bay, Kisumu, Migori et Siaya (), la commission a reporté les élections au samedi 28 octobre” External link

camer Friday, October 27, 2017 12:36:00 PM EAT

Wafula Chebukati expliqué : «Dans les zones touchées qui incluent les comtés suivants : Homa Bay, Kisumu, Migori et Siaya (...), la commission a reporté les élections au samedi 28 octobre» External link

congo-site Friday, October 27, 2017 10:07:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati told : “We cannot keep extending that right to vote after Saturday,” External link

bloomberg Friday, October 27, 2017 9:52:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Other areas where voting did not take place will also hold the fresh election on Saturday," External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 27, 2017 3:58:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We will gazette the stations on Friday for purposes of preparations," External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 27, 2017 3:58:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "We have observers out there and we will all come here and say if the election was credible or not," External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 27, 2017 3:58:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : “The judgment does not affect the repeat presidential polls. It should be noted that the commision has deployed the same officials gazetted for the August 8 polls,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 27, 2017 3:58:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said ( about Joseph Boinnet ) : “We were promised security by the Inspector-General of Police (Joseph Boinnet) and once we get feedback, we shall see how to manage the safety of our officers and movement of materials in the affected counties,” External link

nation-ke Friday, October 27, 2017 3:01:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Some 5,319 polling stations did not send an opening message," External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 27, 2017 1:12:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Some 5,319 polling stations did not send an opening message," External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 27, 2017 1:12:00 AM EAT

Wafula Chebukati said : "Some 5,319 polling stations did not send an opening message," External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 27, 2017 1:12:00 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
chairman22.22%EN10/25/201725/10/2017
boss16.67%EN10/25/201725/10/2017
ceo2.78%EN02/08/201708/02/2017
new ceo2.78%EN02/08/201708/02/2017
lawyer44.44%EN01/20/201720/01/2017
advocate11.11%EN01/17/201717/01/2017
Names Lang Count
Wafula ChebukatiEN100.00%


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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

Fred Outa said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : "We know Chebukati is trying to justify his alleged 48 percent turnout in the sham elections but he must know we are not interested in their charade," External link

standardmedia Friday, October 27, 2017 2:34:00 PM EAT

Fred Outa said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : "We know Chebukati is trying to justify his alleged 48 percent turnout in the sham elections but he must know we are not interested in their charade," External link

BBCMonitoring Friday, October 27, 2017 2:16:00 PM EAT

Fred Outa said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : "We know Chebukati is trying to justify his alleged 48 percent turnout in the sham elections but he must know we are not interested in their charade," External link

nation-ke Friday, October 27, 2017 12:41:00 PM EAT

Raila Odinga said ( about Wafula Chebukati ) : "We are telling Mr Chebukati to be man enough and be firm. He should say he cannot assure a free and fair election and Kenyans will stand by him," External link

BBCMonitoring Friday, October 27, 2017 2:06:00 AM EAT