How Chebukati lured IEBC commissioners and blocked their salaries


Previous constituent office chiefs Connie Maina, Margaret Mwachanya and Paul Kurgat have expressed that IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati prevented treasury from paying them before they had formally surrendered.

“I am not getting any salary. The executive of the commission acted in scurry and kept in touch with the Treasury requesting stoppage of my salary and advantages without getting formal correspondence,” the three expressed independently in letters.

“His dependence on media reports mirrors mistake of his activities. It was then difficult to keep remaining in office pending receipt of acknowledgment,” the letters included.

Their announcements were in answering sworn statements to a case documented by extremist Okiya Omatatah , who requested that the court propel the previous chiefs to effectively stop and clear route for their substitution.

The three previous chiefs demanded they formally surrendered from the IEBC in spite of claims by Chebukati, who blamed them for slipping away obligation.

Maina, Mwachanya and Dr Kugat told the High Court they composed formally to President Uhuru Kenyatta to delicate their abdication as per the law.

In his suit, Omatatah contended that the previous officials were still on the IEBC’s finance, while they had declined to hand over resources of the commission.

Moreover, the previous chiefs additionally denied urging security administrations.

On his part, Chebukati told the court the commission had kept in touch with the three requesting that they restore every open resource having a place with the commission, pay one month salary in lieu of notice and settle liabilities.

President Uhuru is yet to proclaim opportunities in the constituent commission right around a month after the three individuals quit and State House representative

Manoah Esipisu kept up he couldn’t remark on the issue since Head of Civil Service

Joseph Kinyua, who handles the issue, was on clear out.