NASA leader Raila Odinga now claims the August 8 presidential election results was rigged days before Kenyans cast their votes.
In a local TV interview on Tuesday night, Raila lifted the lid on what could amount to a serious electoral fraud in Kenyaâs electoral history.
The opposition chief, who successfully fought for the nullification of President Uhuru Kenyattaâs win at the apex court, said presidential results were already being posted on the IEBC servers on August 7 â Election Day eve.
Kenyans started voting from 6am to 5pm on August 8.
âIf you look at the records, and they are from the logs given to us by the IEBC itself following the court order, you find they started posting results on the servers on August 7. Kenyans had the election on August 8, but started voting on August 7,â Raila said during the live interview.
IEBC communications manager Andrew Limo yesterday dismissed the claim as untrue. âPoll results were only released after polling and counting on August 8. That is after the close of voting at 5pm,â Limo told the Star.
Raila in his first local television interview since the bungled election likened the handling of the presidential poll to a âcriminal enterpriseâ, which took over the electoral management and fed it with manufactured figures to ensure Uhuruâs reelection.
On August 9, a day after voting, Raila said the IEBC server was hacked and results from 10,000 polling stations were systematically altered.
Railaâs hacking claim is buttressed by IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukatiâs explosive memo to IEBC CEO Ezra Chiloba that demanded, among other things, to know why two individuals were allowed to create a username and password, which were later used to make 9,934 transactions believed to be manipulation of results.
NASA has demanded that officers, who were involved in âmanipulatingâ the results must be lcoked out of the repeat election.
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