It’s back to electronic register as IEBC yields

2012-08-07 07:14

Fears of another botched General Election receded on Monday with the announcement that voter registration will be by electronic means and not manual.

The decision was reached following a meeting between top Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) officials and the two principals, President Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga.

The meeting resolved to resolve the crisis sparked by cancellation of a Sh3.9 billion biometric voter registration (BVR) kit by securing similar equipment from friendly states that have adopted the system.

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