County nomination culminates, NEC and Presidential nomination looms

County nomination culminates, NEC and Presidential nomination looms

Aspirants from Siaya, Kisumu, Homabay, Migori, Kisii, Nyamira, Nairobi West and Nairobi East Counties have on Tuesday, February 18,2020, submitted their nomination papers to the FKF Electoral Board as the County nomination comes to an end

Scrutiny was observed by the Board’s Secretariat as the aspirants handed in their relevant documents. The aspirants were then handed acknowledgement slips after passing the eligibility criteria as stipulated in the electoral code.

Among candidates who submitted their documents is,Maurice Obweno, who will be contesting the chairperson’s position in Homabay county.

“The nomination process has been seamless and very efficient, the FKF Electoral Board has fulfilled its promise to conduct a free, fair and transparent process,” said Maurice Obweno.

Maurice Obweno

FKF Homabay county chairman aspirant, Maurice Obweno submitting his nomination papers

A preliminary list of candidates is expected to be published on Friday, February 23, 2020, after which disputes related to the nomination process will be accepted by the Board.

National Executive Committee (NEC), as well as presidential aspirants, are expected to submit their nomination papers on Friday, February 21, and Saturday, February 22, 2020, as per the Electoral Calendar.

The final list of National and County candidates will be published on March 3, 2020.

County elections have been scheduled for March 14, 2020, while the national elections will be held on March 27, 2020.

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