IEBC on the spot over use of Sh1bn in poll petitions
2 weeks ago, 22:40
Auditor-General Edward Ouko has questioned a decision by the electoral commission to pay 68 lawyers who represented it in petitions related to the 2013 General Election Sh1 billion more than they were initially owed. In his latest report, Mr Ouko says that the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission had in 2014 said that it owed the advocates Sh1 billion, but a scrutiny of the fees showed that the lawyers had been paid Sh2.14 billion. “The commission has not provided documentary evidence ...
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