It's all systems go for UDA primaries - NEB

UDA said all election materials have already arrived at the polling station.

In Summary

•NEC chairman Antony Mwaura said all election materials including ballot boxes and papers have already arrived at the polling stations ahead of the exercise.

•The voting will take place in 36 counties across the country in the exercise that will only be open to the eight million registered UDA members.

National Elections Board addressing the press on Wednesday, March 4, 2022.
National Elections Board addressing the press on Wednesday, March 4, 2022.
Image: UDA Party

United Democratic Alliance national elections board has announced that preparations for the party's primaries scheduled for Thursday are complete.

NEC chairman Antony Mwaura said on Wednesday that all election materials including ballot boxes and papers have already arrived at the polling stations ahead of the exercise.

The voting will take place in 36 counties across the country in the exercise that will only be open to the eight million registered UDA members.

However, the Board has suspended primaries in Nandi Hill, Narok South and Nakuru town west constituencies until April 19.

Nominations in Nandi Hills has been suspended after an aspirant died in a road accident.

In Narok South and Nakuru Town West primaries have been pushed because of a mixup in ballot papers.

Nominations for governors will take place in 13 counties, those of Senators will be conducted in 18 counties will while rep polls will be conducted in 28 counties across the country

The chairman held that the party has procurement unique electoral material with ballot papers containing watermarks and other features unique to particular seats.

The party has also Witten to Police IG Hillary Mutyambai to provide at least two uniformed police officers for every polling station.

UDA has also secured its own security officers to man the stations.

The exercise starts at 6 am and ends at 5 pm on Thursday.

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