Kenyan president ‘snubs vote crisis meeting’
President Uhuru Kenyatta will not turn up at today’s crisis meeting called by the chairman of IEBC Wafula Chebukati.
Instead Uhuru is busy campaigining in western Kenya. Chebukati has however held a 45 minute meeting with Nasa leaders Raila Odinga and Musalia Mudavadi.
YesterdayChebukati said it was hard to guarantee a credible vote on 26 October.
He demand that political leaders meet for talks.
Kenya’s electoral commission (IEBC) set the meeting for 11:30GMT in Nairobi but then said it had been postponed to an unspecified date and time.
Last week, opposition leader Raila Odinga pulled out of the vote.
The Supreme Court annulled the result of the original 8 August poll, when current President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared winner, after finding irregularities and illegalities.