EACC vetting in election
22 June 2012, 11:58
Candidates seeking elective position in the General Elections must pass the integrity test, Ethic Anti-Corruption Commission EACC has promised.
Jane Muthaura, Acting Chief Executive Officer of EACC assured Kenyans that the all aspirants irrespective of ones political positions would not be allowed to skip Article six.
Muthaura asked Kenyans o put pressure for the enactment of the Integrity Bill to give way for the elections of ensures the election of an accountable leadership.
“The commission would not spare any candidates. All must meet the set standards set by the constitution, she told a Kenya Integrity forum in Kitale,” urged Mathaura.
To accelerate development and enhance service delivery, she said there is need for Kenyans to elect credible leaders.
Muthaura who chairs the National Anti-Corruption Coordinating Committee, said the war against corruption would be won if Kenyans collaborated with the commission.
She cited poor reporting from the public and failure by the witnesses and security of the commission’s officers as challenges facing the commission.
The official urged Kenyans use the internet to report incidents of corruption to the commission.
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