Kepsa calls for speedy resolution of IEBC standoff

The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (Kepsa) has appealed to the Joint parliamentary committee formed to break the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) impasse to fast tract their mandate as tension surrounding the matter is still rife.

While lauding the formation of the committee, Kepsa Chief executive Carol Kariuki said that investors are still concerned about the security of their investments.

“Investors are still concerned about the future of their investments and hence the need for the joint committee to treat the matter as an urgent issue,” said Kariuki.

Her appeal comes days before a motion for the formation of the joint House Select Committee to look into allegations against the IEBC is tabled in the floor of the House tomorrow to recommend legal mechanisms for the vacation of office of the current commissioners in accordance with the Constitution.

Kariuki revealed that the business community lost close to Sh80 million every Monday that the opposition held their demonstrations against the electoral body demanding for its reforms and eviction of the commissioners.

The investors further appealed to the National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) and the Inspector General of Police to apprehend all hate mongers to avert a chaotic pre- election year.

“We are also charging the NCIC and Inspector General to tame and arrest all hate mongers in order to avert a chaotic pre- election year,” added Ms Kariuki.

 

Previous Uhuru secures review of immigration rules to allow more Kenyans work in Botswana
Next Ruto is Jubilee's candidate for 2022, says Statehouse

You might also like

Politics 0 Comments

Uhuru ranked most popular leader in Sub-Saharan Africa with 2.95 million followers

The latest research from the global public relations firm, Burson-Marsteller has ranked President Uhuru Kenyatta the most popular head of the state across the Sub-Saharan Africa Uhuru has 2.95 million

Latest 0 Comments

State finally begins Makonde registration

The government has today began the process of registering the people of the Makonde community, ending their decades-long wait for the recognition as Kenyan citizens. The Immigration Department started the

Latest 0 Comments

Newspaper summaries – November 3 2017

Daily Nation Students bear the brunt of strike as dons stay away Public university students started to feel the effect of the lecturers’ strike which entered its second day Thursday

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

You can be first to comment this post!

Leave a Reply