NAREP president Elias Chipimo has been selected to join other individuals from the Commonwealth of Nations to observe elections in Kenya.
The Commonwealth Observer Group to Kenya’s general elections scheduled for 4 March wil be led by Former Botswana President Festus Mogae.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma constituted the Group at the invitation of Kenya’s Independent and Electoral Boundaries Commission.
The group comprises mayors, freelance journalists, government officials etc..
The full list of Commonwealth observers as published on the Commonwelath website if below:
HE Mr Festus Mogae Chair Former President Botswana
Ms Shana Kaiser Elections Expert, International IDEA Canada
Dr Shahabuddin Quraishi Former Chief Election Commissioner India
Mr Fabian Brown Development Specialist Jamaica
Mr Thomas Kwesi Quartey Lawyer/Former Diplomat Ghana
Justice Carl Singh Chancellor of the Judiciary Guyana
Mrs Nancy Tembo Commissioner, Electoral Commission Malawi
Ms Fathimath Ilham Mohamed Executive Director, Transparency Maldives Maldives
Ms Tahura Titi Gabi Freelance Journalist and Media Monitor Papua New Guinea
Hon Jacqueline Muhongayire Member of Parliament Rwanda
Ms Miatta French Commissioner, Electoral Commission Sierra Leone
Ms Raenette Taljaard Commissioner, Electoral Commission South Africa
Hon Dr Didas Massaburi Mayor of Dar es Salaam Tanzania
Mr Joshua Wamala Head, Election Management, Electoral Commission Uganda
Ms Kaye Oliver Former Diplomat United Kingdom
Ms Samira Sawlani Journalist United Kingdom
Mr Eliias Chipimo Politician Zambia