Thursday, May 23, 2024

Was Non-Existent Kaptiony Girls High School Registered as Polling Station?

Speculations was rife on Friday evening and the higher a part of Saturday morning that President William Ruto acquired votes from colleges registered as polling stations but they had been non-existent in Baringo County.

That is after a function was aired by NTV, which confirmed a number of signboards in Baringo County displaying colleges that didn’t bodily exist.

Among the colleges highlighted included Kaptiony Ladies Excessive College and Kampi Nyasi Secondary College whose signboards sit on an expansive grazing space with overgrown shrubs.

Following the function, a photograph circulated on-line claiming that Kaptiony Ladies Excessive College was registered as a polling station on the Unbiased Electoral and Boundaries Fee (IEBC) portal throughout the 2022 Normal Elections.

The IEBC staff on the Bomas of Kenya throughout the tallying of the 2022 basic elections.



Additional, one other picture was shared, indicating President Ruto acquired 37,635 votes in Baringo North Constituency out of fifty,237 votes forged.

Apparently, the picture confirmed that the legitimate votes forged had been 36,630 votes, elevating questions over the credibility of the tally.

A spot-check by on the IEBC portal confirmed that Kaptiony Ladies Excessive College was not registered as a polling station.

IEBC solely registered Kaptiony Main College in Baringo North however not Kaptiony Ladies Excessive College. 

Kaptiony Main College is a registered mixed-day and boarding major college in Baringo.

A doctored picture of the IEBC portal shared on-line exhibits 5 polling stations in Barwessa Ward together with Ayatya Main College, Bartogo Main College, Barwessa Main College, Kaptiony Ladies Excessive College, and Chemura Main College.

Nonetheless, a fast verify reveals that Chebukar Main College was altered to learn Kaptiony Ladies Excessive College.

The speculations had elicited a debate on social media with Azimio proponents claiming that they had been dealt a uncooked deal within the 2022 polls.

Within the 2022 Normal Election, Ruto acquired 175,170 votes in Baringo County, indicating 80.69 p.c of the whole. 

Azimio’s Raila Odinga adopted with 41,227 votes, George Wajackoyah (474), and Waihiga David Mwaure (220). 

Former IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati presents President William Ruto his election certificates on the Bomas of Kenya on Monday, August 15, 2022.


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