President announces IEBC chairperson vacancy.
In a Gazette notice, president William Ruto stated the tenure of the chairman and two commissioners is set to end on January 17, 2023.
The president stated,”Therefore, in the exercise of the powers conferred by Section 7A (2) of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Act as read with Paragraph 1(1) of the First Schedule of IEBC Act, I notify of impending vacancies in the position of chairperson and two members of the IEBC on January 17, 2023.”
As per the constitution, the president will appoint a selection panel that will oversee their appointments, six months before the lapse of their terms.
The other IEBC commissioners include Abdi Guliye and Molu Boya.