“The country faces a political crisis that should be addressed. When that is done, the IEBC has to be reconstituted and some people have to leave, especially the staff, before you can have an election. That can’t happen in one or two months.”
That a strategy was behind the suspension was evident in the fact that it came just a day after the Raila team had announced a day off from the protests, to allow the NASA leaders visit its injured supporters in hospital and condole with the families of those who have been killed.
"The constitution says it is up to police to protect those demonstrating and protect peoples property. We presume Matiang'i's order was hot air. From here we are marching to IEBC headquarters as we have always done."
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