IEBC plans for elections
05 April 2012, 17:02
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission –IEBC has formulated a voter education curriculum ahead of the forthcoming general elections.
IEBC Chief Executive Officer James Oswago says the Curriculum enlists various stakeholders adding that the overall aim of the curriculum is to ensure voters get enlightened on the voting process considering that the coming general elections will be a one unique from the previous ones.
Oswago made the announcement in Nakuru today during the launch of a KES 100 million UNDP funded voter education programme to be implemented by over 50 civil society organizations in Rift Valley, Central and Western Kenya.
The programme dabbed Amkeni Wakenya seeks to provide a platform for citizens to engage in democratic governance Ppesses, including implementation of the constitution and preparations by non state actors for the impending elections.
Oswago said as part of the programme, civil society organizations will be expected to reach wananchi at the grass root level saying the manner in which they conduct the exercise counts will matter.
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