Nakuru advocates take part in nationwide elections meant to restore LSK’s lost glory

Members of the LSK Nakuru joined their colleagues nationwide for the election of the national LSK new leadership.

The Thursday exercise follows four months of campaigns.

Then elections coming a time when LSK has lately been accused of being tame and playing to the dictates of the State and, in so doing, abandoning its watchdog role.

However addressing media at the Nakuru Law courts during the elections, Nakuru based advocate David Mong’eri expressing optimism that the new leadership will help redeem the glory of the LSK and Judiciary as a whole.

“The exercise is going on well and we pray that there will be n any interference from any quotas so that lawyers can elect their choice-leadership that will transform the LSK and serve Kenyans for the next 2 years” said Mong’eri.

Similar sentiments echoed by Advocate Joshua Arap Terer.

Like in previous years, the elections were conducted by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission with the outcome expected on Thursday evening.

Nakuru IEBC representative in charge of the elections Mr.Gilbert Serem noting the smooth run of the process.

By the time of going on air,a total of 160 members of the LSK had voted which Mr.Serem said translates to 56.01 pc of the total LSK voters in Nakuru.

According to the IEBC officer, Nakuru has 285 LSK members who are eligible to participate in the exercise.

“So far so good. We opened the stations at 8 in the morning and we have seen a smooth exercise which is expected to close at 6 in the evening for the counting” he said.