Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga last week dared ex-IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati and the two commissioners to tell Kenyans why they visited his home prior to the announcement of the 2022 presidential election.
Raila who spoke during the Jacaranda Rally said the trio asked him for something, and he has evidence.
“Chebukati is saying there are people who tried to bribe him, even his other colleagues Guliye and Molu. I want to ask them what did you come to do at my house? What did they ask me for? I have pictures and if they continue playing I will make them public,” Raila said.
However, on Tuesday, January 31, the outgoing IEBC fired at the Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition Party leader over claims that he paid him a visit.
Through his lawyer Steve Ogolla, Chebukati demanded Raila furnish him with video footage of his alleged visit to Raila’s home adding that failure to meet this demand, then he will take legal action.
“During the said rally, you made adverse and negative remarks about,
“Kindly take notice that if we do not receive the video footage demanded hereinabove within the demand period, we shall be constrained to institute appropriate adverse but lawful proceedings against you,” lawyer Steve Ogolla said.
While dismissing claims that he met Raila before announcing the 2022 presidential results, Chebukati said he is aggrieved that the said allegation is false and that he has suffered serious reputational injury as former Chairman of IEBC.
“In response to your allegations, our client vehemently denies your allegation that he met you during the election last year, let alone the election period, and in particular, at your house, as alleged by yourself,” said Ogolla in a letter addressed to Raila.