Controversial footage of Wafula Chebukati has leaked on the internet, taking the internet by storm and creating a stir within the Kenyan community. According to the reports, Wafula Chebukati who is a lawyer from Kenya, has become the center of attention following his viral video surfaced on the internet and became a hot topic. Now, everyone is involved in the discussion over the viral footage of Wafula Chebukati. Do you know what is Wafula Chebukati’s viral video about? If not, this article is for you. We have explored the controversy in detail in the following sections. Swipe down the page and read more about him.
Wafula Chebukati’s Viral Video Sparks Controversy On TikTok, What Is In The Video?
Before speaking of his viral video controversy, it is pertinent to learn who he is. Wafula Chebukati is a Kenyan lawyer who has served as the chairman of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission for six years from Jan 2017 to Jan 2023. He was appointed as the chairman of IEBC by Uhuru Kenyatta, then-President of Kenya. Furthermore, Wafula Chebukati also practiced law privately before chairing the IEBC and held positions at the Kenya Revenue Authority as a commissioner. Notably, Wafula Chebukati also has a history of being a member of the board of directors of NSSF (National Social Security Fund).
While sharing the IEBC, Wafula Chebukati oversaw the general elections of 2017 and 2022. In 2017, he became a subject of controversy when the opposition claimed Wafula Chebukati and IEBC manipulated the vote counts and favored President Kenyatta. Eventually, the Supreme Court nullified the results and ordered re-election. Again in 2022, Wafula Chebukati faced allegations of manipulating the election results and favoring President William Ruto but this time Supreme Court upheld the result and did not order a fresh poll.
Recently, a video of Wafula Chebukati emerged on the internet that has gained widespread attention. In the controversial clip, the IEBS chairman can be heard making controversial statements about the 2022 polls. He says that the IEBC faced pressure from the government to manipulate the results in favor of Raila Odinga. He further says the IEBC also received threats if they did not comply with the government’s demands. Wafula Chebukati’s words in the video have triggered a discussion and outrage in the country as people are accusing him of undermining the credibility of elections and being biased. Stay tuned to this website for more details and further updates.