By Samson Kitavi
Religious leaders now want the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission to publish the Voters’ register on its website to avoid suspicion.
The leaders under the multi sectorial forum have at the same time come to the defence of the Judiciary following accusations by a section of politicians over some of its rulings saying its independence should be respected.
With barely 26 days to the general election, the electoral process continues to attract diverse evaluation from different stakeholders, the latest from the clergy.
The religious leaders under the multi sectoral forum that brings together the National Council of churches of Kenya,NCCK, Hindu council of Kenya and Supkem among others now want the independent Electoral and Boundaries commission to publish the voters register as per the law to avoid unnecessary speculations.
The religious leaders while expressing their confidence on the electoral bodycalled on Kenyans to conduct themselves peacefully as the country heads to the general elections.
The leaders in the meantime urged the political class to give judiciary room to do its work saying some of the recent attacks targeting the institution might erode the already growing public confidence.
Similar sentiments coming from as a section of Gusii politicians who says independent institutions must be accorded respect.