Scramble for diaspora vote
20 February 2012, 10:12
Nairobi - Presidential aspirants are wooing voters from the diaspora in the belief that they could be crucial in winning the race for State House.in the forthcoming General Election.
Daily Nation reports that aspirants have opened offices in key cities such as London in the United Kingdom, New York and Washington in the US and Johannesburg in South Africa in their bid to tap the vote, which could tilt the results for President Kibaki’s successor.
Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Mutula Kilonzo said on Sunday that his team is working overtime to ensure that their report is ready by the time the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has completed its work, as they want diaspora voting to start with a bang.
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