The Azimio party leader Raila and Kenya Kwanza Ruto have selected representatives who will fly to Greece to inspect the printing of ballot papers.
They supposedly were to leave on Tuesday but the visas were delayed as they were to travel on Monday morning, but postponed to Tuesday evening.
The IEBC chairperson has stated that the presidential ballot papers will be printed last but for credibility purposes as the representatives from Azimio and Kenya Kwanza teams will travel to inspect the priority of ballot paper.
The first batch of the printed papers has already arrived .The printing of ballots has caused IEBC over Ksh 3.5 million. Chebukati has stated no extra ballot papers will be printed so as to avoid rigging of elections. About 22.1 Million ballot papers have been procured ,which equals to the number registered voters.
He also mentioned that the printer had developed some mechanical issues .The political candidates having pending petitions with the court their names will also be printed out depending on the outcome of the court.Though it will cost a lot of money to reprint the ballot papers.
“The project is referring to the production of election ballots that have the highest security standards, special packaging, air transportation, as well as the traceability process to ensure safe delivery to each constituency,” said Lykos.