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Nyong’o Wants Kisumu Employers To Grant Employees Off Days To Register As Voters

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Kisumu County Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o has appealed to employers and the business community to grant their employees at least one day off work to enable them register as voters.

Nyong’o says that voter registration is part of election preparation hence the need to grant unregistered employees time to register as voters.

“As you are aware, voter registration is part of preparation for the election. I therefore wish to appeal to the  employers and business community  within Kisumu County to grant permission to their employees for at least one day to enable them  register as a voter, at IEBC stations of their choices,” said Nyong’o.

Nyong’o has also urged those without Identity Cards to apply for the documents in the nearest registration bureaus.

“I am making this appeal because as much as we have been mobilizing our people to register as voters, those in employment have been unable to do this due to tight work schedules. Let us help our people enjoy and exercise their constitutional rights” he said.

The appeal comes just few days after IEBC Commission updated the country on the status of the National Enhanced Continuous Voters Registration (ECVR) exercise.

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In the report, Kisumu County took the lead within Luo Nyanza followed by Migori, Siaya then Homabay County.

Kisumu County has so far registered a total of 13,539 voters, Migori County has 13,143 voters, Siaya County has registered a total of 11,991 voters, and lastly Migori County has 10,528.

The commission further announced that the voter transfer service will continue to be serviced at various registration offices at the constituency offices.

The will be no voter transfer services at Huduma centers. The kits at Huduma Center have been opened to facilitate the registration of new voters at any registration center/polling station of their choice.

By Jacob Oluoch

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