Kenyans continue to debate the impact of IEBC Commissioner Roselyne Akombe’s resignation a week to the repeat presidential poll.
News of Akombe’s resignation on Wednesday morning continued to reveal of cracks within the IEBC. Akombe said in a statement that the IEBC as currently constituted cannot conduct a credible election on Thursday next week.
She said the Commission is party to the electoral crisis.
“We need the IEBC to be courageous and speak out, that this election as planned cannot meet the basic expectations of credibility. Not when senior secretariat staff and commissioners are serving partisan political interests”, she said.
Update takes a look at the top tweets’ opinions on the acquitall of commisoner Akombe.
Dr.Roselyn Akombe resigns from IEBC. She's one strong Kenyan woman of integrity for standing for truth and justice at this personal cost.
— John Githongo (@johngithongo) October 18, 2017
AKOMBE is part of the MARAGA coup. It is happening in SLOW MOTION in front of our OWN eyes.
— Mutahi Ngunyi (@MutahiNgunyi) October 18, 2017
With resignation of Roselyn Akombe, IEBC Under its Vice Ms. Nkatha & CEO Chiloba have converted to Jubilee EBC.. IEBC will destroy Kenya.
— Donald B Kipkorir (@DonaldBKipkorir) October 18, 2017
Dr. Roselyn Akombe has a CONSCIENCE. Together with INTEGRITY, that's what need for our democracy to prosper. Thanks, Roselyn. #AkombeResigns
— Dr. Miguna Miguna (@MigunaMiguna) October 18, 2017
With the Roselyn Akombe resignation from IEBC, the chances of a credible fresh election taking place just went from minimal to unlikely
— Larry Madowo (@LarryMadowo) October 18, 2017
— Suzanna Owiyo – OGW (@SuzannaOwiyo) October 18, 2017