Five independent offices and commissions have expressed concerns over the use of state resources in the ongoing campaigns ahead of the August 8 general election.
The commissions also took issue over the move by the cabinet secretaries and state officials to openly engage in politics.
In a joint statement after a meeting with represr5stives from nine political parties, the commissions have also raised questions over the move by some candidates to dish out food items and branded items during their rallies in a bid to woo voters to support them.
The commissions which included Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR), National Gender and Equality Commission (NGEC), Commission for Administrative Justice (CAJ), National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) claimed that the government has been launching mega projects and settling Internally Displaced Persons (IDPS) and issuing title deeds yet these acts have been outlawed by the elections offences act.
The commission claimed that it is regrettable that politicians have disregarded the law including the election offenses ac t outlaws the use of public resources for campaigns to include vehicles and varied physical resources as well as prohibits public officers from participating in campaigns and also criminalizes launching of projects during the campaign period.