On the 7th January 2022, IEBC announced the commencement of the second and final phase of the Enhanced Continuous voter registration (ECVR) from the 17th January to 6th February 2022 in preparation for the General Election.
A week to the end of ECVR, Several leaders from the Lower Eastern Region have intensified drives to mobilize locals to register as voters.
Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka from 27th January began a voter mobilization driver in Kitui county and proceeded to Makueni today. Kalonzo will conclude his tour of the region by visiting Machakos Saturday where together with other leaders they are set to mobilize locals to register.
In Makueni, Senator Mutula and MP Daniel Maanzo have in the past week led registration drives across the county. Gubernatorial hopeful Prof. Philip Kaloki has also not been left behind in asking locals to register and his caravan has toured several stops in the county.
In Machakos, Transport CAS Wavinya Ndeti held a day-long tour from Mlolongo, Athi River, Kyumvi, Machakos Town, and concluded at Mutituni. She called on locals to enlist as voters and support her bid to be the next Deputy Governor of Machakos. Deputy Governor Eng. Francis on Thursday held a tour of Masinga asking locals to register.
Dr.Philip Munyao a Matungulu MP aspirant today launched a caravan to visit main markets in Matungulu Subcounty to sensitize residents to come out in large and register as voters.
A fruit vendor at Tala market who spoke to Mauvoo News lauded the initiative calling on the office of the registrar to issue IDs to youths so that they can be able to register as voters and vote in good leaders.