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UDA suspends Nairobi County grassroots elections

Saturday, June 8th, 2024 15:05 | By
UDA's National Elections Board (NEB) Chairperson Antony Mwaura gives an update on grassroots elections. PHOTO/@UDAKenya/X.

The United Democratic Alliance (UDA) has confirmed the suspension of county-level grassroots election for Nairobi County.

In a statement, the ruling party through the National Elections Board, stated that the elections which had been scheduled for June 10, 2024, are pursuant to an order issued by the Political Parties Disputes Tribunal on June 6, 2024.

The party, however, indicated that further communication regarding the rescheduled date will be provided alongside any other additional instructions in due course.

"The National Elections Board of the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) hereby issues an official note regarding the suspension of the County Level grassroot election for Nairobi County, which was initially scheduled for 10th June 2024.

"This suspension is issued pursuant to an order issued on 6th June 2024, by the Political Parties Disputes Tribunal, halting the election for Nairobi County. The Board will provide further communication regarding the rescheduled date and any additional instructions in due course," the statement reads in parts.

The party expressed regret for any inconvenience caused and thanked voters for understanding in the matter.

"We regret any inconvenience caused and appreciate your understanding and cooperation in this matter," the party stated.

Earlier, UDA announced the schedule for its phase two grassroots elections in a notice detailing the dates and locations.

The United Democratic Alliance (UDA) has announced the schedule for its phase two grassroots elections, slated for late June.

The elections expected to play a crucial role in shaping the party's leadership at the local level, are set to take place over two days.

Interested aspirants have been urged to register by June 17, 2024, in the same breath, candidates are required to verify and confirm their details by June 21, 2024, afterwards, no verification will be allowed.

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