List of Aspirants EACC Wants Probed as they have pending investigations or cases
EACC has written to the IEBC questioning the integrity of 241 aspirants who are seeking various electral positions asking that they be probed before being cleared to contest in the August general election.
Several aspirants have been flagged by the commission for not meeting the set requirements and standards by IEBC. Among them not resigning by following the right procedure as per the law by the 9th of February this year.
EACC has listed many sitting governors and former state officials vying for governorship positions, most of them with pending court cases touching on corruption.
EACC has listed 241 aspirants among them, two presidential candidates, one running mate, 61 governorship and deputy governor candidates, 6 aspiring senators and 19 aspiring woman reps have been flagged alongside 58 aspiring MPs and 94 MCA aspirants.
These are the aspirants whose integrity has been questioned by EACC and wants the IEBC not to clear them to contest for various post as they have pending cases some of which are corruption charges among others.
Justus Juma – presidential aspirant
Mwangi Wa Iria
Mohamud Ali Mohamed
EACC has listed 42 governor aspirants across different counties who are suspected of having missed the resignation deadline from public office of 9th of February. EACC says some of them remained on government payrolls despite physically leaving office. EACC is probing former petroleum and mining CS John Munyes who is eyeing Turkana governorship.
At the senatorial races, the six affected include;
At the National Assembly, some of the flagged aspirants include
EACC now wants IEBC to take appropriate action on the aspirants saying, “EACC considers these persons to have fallen short of the moral and ethical standards stipulated for election to public office.”
IEBC wrote to different state agencies for advisory on the more than 21,000 aspirants in various elective seats.