Juliana Cherera, the vice chair of Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), has recently been one of the country’s most talked about people.
The four are Cherera, as well as Francis Wanderi, Justus Nyang’aya and Irene Masit.
In the ensuing public uproar, a Facebook page using Cherera’s name and photo has posted several messages about the election.
But is the page really run by the IECB vice chair?
Page name changed many times
Cherera is unlikely to have made the many spelling and grammar errors seen in the messages.
According to the Facebook page’s transparency section, it was created on 11 December 2020 under the name Xaviest.
The name then changed to 2022 K e n y a political, then to Political Amerix, then to Lucky Johnsons and recently to Juliana Cherera.
And Kenya’s mainstream media have reported that Cherera has disowned all social media accounts, saying she is neither on Facebook nor Twitter.
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