Two million risk not voting in March
15 November 2012, 10:46
Nairobi - The Standard reports that up to two million youths cannot register to vote unless they are issued with identity cards.
According to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), the so-called ‘waiting cards’, temporary documents issued to those who have applied for IDs are not recognized under Kenyan law as valid for registration as a voter.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of State for Immigration and Registration of Persons that houses the National Registration Bureau responsible for IDs continues to dillydally on their issuance.
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