NEC Aspirants submit nomination papers ahead of upcoming FKF Elections

NEC Aspirants submit nomination papers ahead of upcoming FKF Elections

The FKF Electoral Board secretariat receive nomination papers from aspirants seeking election to the National Executive Committee on Tuesday, October 22, 2019.

This comes after the board conducted a nomination exercise, last week, for aspirants seeking elective positions at the county level.

Coast region aspirant Gabriel Mghendi was among those who presented their papers.

“I would like my people from the Coast region to see me as a reliable leader who is fit for the job as their representative,” said Mghendi.

Nyanza region aspirant Joseph Andere meanwhile expressed his confidence in the Electoral Board as he submitted his papers to the board secretariat.

Nyanza region aspirant, Joseph Andere in an interview after submitting his papers during the nomination process.

“The process today has been seamless and I believe the Electoral Board will conduct a free and fair elections,” said Andere.

In the meantime, Western region aspirant, Bishop Tony Kweya, lauded the  seamless nomination process that saw him take very little time at the verification stations.

Western region aspirant, Tony Kweya, in an interview after submitting his papers.

Aspirants from North Eastern, Upper Rift, Lower Rift and  Eastern regions as well as Woman Representative aspirants also presented their papers on Tuesday.

The Board will  have a three-day window, between October 24 and October 26, in which disputes submitted to it will be heard.

Aspirants who do not get recourse from the Board can further lodge their appeals to the Appeals Committee between October 28, and October 30, 2019. The final list of candidates at both the County and National level will be published on November 2, 2019.

Voter verification, meanwhile, will be done between November 4, and November 9, 2019.

A preliminary list of eligible voters will be published on November 11, 2019, after which disputes surrounding the voter register will be heard, by the Board, between November 13, and November 15, 2019, and thereafter by the Appeals Committee, if need be, between November 18, and November 20, 2019.

The final list of eligible voters will be published on November 21, 2019.

County elections have been scheduled for November 23, while the National polls have been lined up on December 7, 2019.

Also Read: Nyanza, Nairobi aspirants submit nomination papers ahead of county polls

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