IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati has maintained that Thursday’s presidential elections must take place as planned.
“Based on the assurance we have received from security agencies, election will be held tomorrow,” he said.
Chebukati addressed a press conference at Bomas of Kenya on Wednesday.
He said tough decisions must be made adding that all polling stations will open at 6am and close at 5pm.
“In cases where there are problems in voting, polling officers will inform us and polling will be suspended to a later date,” he said.
Chebukati said the commission has consulted with IPOA and agreed that police brutality must stop and officers be put on notice.
“Last week, I could not assure our staff of security but I have consulted with IPOA. Any member engaged in harassing people ahead of the polls will face the full wrath of law,” he said.
The clarification follows in the wake of the Supreme Court, for lack of quorum, failing to hear a petition seeking to stop the election.
Justice David Maraga said most judges were away and hence could not reach the quorum of five expected to preside over such matters.