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Top IEBC officials skip Chris Msando’s burial

IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati and chief executive Ezra Chiloba are among top officials at the commission who skipped the burial of the slain ICT manager Chris Msando held on Saturday at Lifunga Kobiero in Ugenya, Siaya county.

They were instead represented by directors Rasi Masudi (in charge of voter education and partnership) and Decimah M’mayi (in charge of research and development).

Ms M’mayi read the condolence message from the Commission.

Chris Owiye, IEBC officer in charge of investigation and prosecutions, as well as Turkana County Elections Manager George Oyugi were among other election present.

The burial mass was held at Lifunga primary school.

Nasa leader Raila Odinga is expected to lead the coalition’s leaders at the funeral of the slain official who went missing before his body was discovered in a thicket in Kiambu County.

Kisumu Governor elect Prof Anyang’ Nyong’o, Ugunja MP Opiyo Wandayi and his Mumias West counterpart John Naicca and Elisha Odhiambo of Gem have already arrived.