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Muturi declares Kibra constituency seat declared vacant

August 14, 2019


National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi

The National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi has officially declared Kibra  Constitueny vacant following the death of MP Ken Okoth last month.

Through a Kenya Gazette on Wednesday Muturi paved way for a by-election in the city constituency.

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has to conduct the mini-elections within  three months.

"In pursuance of  the provisions of section 16 (3) of the Elections Act, 2011, I command you that, due notice being given, you do cause election to be held according to law of a member  to serve in the National Assembly  for the said constituency, "  the notice stated.

Okoth who was the area MP since 2013 succumbed to colorectal cancer on July 26.  

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