The European Union (EU) election observation mission on Tuesday deployed 32 poll observers to 13 different areas across Kenya with 41 days to the August 8 general elections.
The European Union Kenya Mission deputy observer Hannah Roberts revealed that they will be sending 15 teams, each comprising two members and tasked them to observe all aspects of the electoral process in the country.
Roberts said the team will be following politicians on their campaign trail, conduct meetings with electoral officials and stakeholders during and after the August elections.
EU appointed 38 year-Old Dutch politician Marietje Schaake, who is also is a member of the European Parliament for the Netherlands to head its team that will be observing Kenyan elections in August, marking the fourth time the body has observed Kenyan elections.
Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) invited the European Union as well as other foreign and local observers to monitor the elections that will be held on August 8, 2017.