No Constituency will be scrapped Says Deputy President
The Deputy President has quelled fears that some constituencies will be scrapped next year by IEBC. Speaking in Marsabit Saku Constituency the Deputy President said that the Constitution recognizes 290 Constituencies and IEBC has no mandate to scrap any.
IEBC released a list of 27 Constituencies it said will be scrapped if any fails to reach the population threshold required.
Saku, Laisamis and Nort Horr, and Isiolo South are amongst the Constituencies that IEBC has listed. The DP said that the Government is currently focused on boundary reviews to end constant conflicts between constituencies.
The Deputy President has assured the leaders that their Constituencies are safe, and they should not be worried. The DP was speaking during a fundraising in Marsabit where Ksh. 38M was raised to help with students education fees.