The government has suspended a civic education program worth Sh2 billion run by the USAID.
The American NGO, International Foundation for Electoral System was implementing a program dubbed the “Kenya Electoral Assistance program, KEAP 2017”.
In a letter copied to CBK governor Patrick Njoroge, Interior Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho, the USAID management, the NGO board noted that IFES does not exist in the their list of companies operating in Kenya.
Last week US Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec said the US will not support any particular political party next year but will help oversee a free, fair and credible poll.
Godec said that his country was determined to see Kenya hold a peaceful election and will give Sh2.5 billion for the exercise.