..had only 7,793 BVR kits that are in good shape, thus casting doubts on the credibility of the scheduled registration exercise.
This comes even as the commission targets to register 6 million new voters ahead of August polls beginning next week.
“The second mass voter registration is meant to increase the number of voters by 4 to 6 million and 7, 793 BVR kits will be deployed countrywide at the Ward level.”
“We have about 8, 000 that are faulty,” said IEBC CEO Ezra Chiloba.
And as it appears, the IEBC may go manual even in the voter registration considering that President Uhuru Kenyatta has already assented to the controversial Bill to allow the commission to go manual in case technology fails.