Votes in Mt. Kenya were manipulated, stated the jubilee secretary general, Jeremiah Kioni.
In a statement he released to the media, Jeremiah Kioni revealed ways in which the votes in Mt. Kenya were manipulated.
The Secretary General, Jeremiah stated that during the elections, the Azimio la Umoja and jubilee agents could not be able to access the polling stations.
Mr. Jeremiah further stated that the azimio la Umoja and jubilee agents were barred from access with claims of lack of identification letters.
Kioni stated,”our agents were denied access to the polling stations at the time when others were allowed in. The earliest most of the agents got in was allowed in was around 10. One reason was give to all of them ‘Your letter of appointment is not stamped.’ Even Azimio agents.”
The jubilee party secretary stated that, he believes the voter turnout in the Mt. Kenya region was 40 per cent unlike the 55 per cent that the independent electoral and boundaries commission made Kenyans to believe.
Jeremiah also claimed that the voters in mt. Kenya region were compromised. They were to make sure that they take a picture of the ballot paper.
This they will show which candidate they have voted for and inturn get a token in top.
He said,”is within our region that we now got a new phenomenon of people going into the polling stations and taking photographs of their polling papers. Why were the voters taking pictures of the ballot papers: It is because there was a salaries that was to be given to those voters.”
Kioni further said that there was a lot of commotion in the polling station within Mt. Kenya. Everyone was claiming not understand the ballot papers.
He stated,”All over sudden, Mt Kenya had a lot of voters that needed to be assisted. The illiteracy level just shot up in 2022. Our agents were stuck at one corner and the presiding officer were with the assisted voters.”
Kioni further stated that the returning officers were afraid of coming out to report because of the death of Daniel Musyoka.