IEBC Returning Officer goes missing
In a media briefing on Friday at the Bomas of Kenya, IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati said the elections official was last seen at the East African School of Aviation tallying centre where he had been escorted by his bodyguard.
However, while at the tallying centre, Mr. Musyoka is reported to have excused himself to make a phone call but did not return to his workstation.
"Reports received by the commission indicate that at around 9am on Thursday, August 11, Mr. Musyoka as escorted from his house to the tallying centre by his bodyguard," said Chebukati.
At around 9.45 am, he is reported to have excused himself to make a phone call but did not return to the office.
Chebukati pointed out that efforts by the family and the electoral commission to reach Mr. Musyoka have been unsuccessful.
"The commission is deeply concerned about this unfortunate incident and calls upon the relevant security agencies to speeding investigate this matter," said Chebukati.
His disappearance has since been reported at the Embakasi Police Station under OB number-24/11/08/2022.
Mr. Musyoka's duties have since been handed over to the deputy returning officer as investigations into his whereabouts continue.
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