Former President Banda arrives in Kenya
NAIROBI, 1st March, 2013— Zambia’s immediate President Rupiah Banda today arrived in Nairobi to begin his latest assignment as leader of the 50-person Carter Centre international observer mission for next Monday’s presidential and parliamentary elections Kenya.
Officials from the Kenyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Carter Centre welcomed the former Zambian president.
This is according to a statement issued by the fourth President’s Deputy Administrative Assistant , Kennedy Limwanya.
As part of his pre-election schedule, President Banda is today expected to meet some of the eight presidential candidates and heads of the other election observer missions from the Commonwealth, European Union, African Union, and the East African Community.
He will also confer with the chairman of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Isaac Hassan and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Willy Mutunga.