Three top commissioners from Kenya's electoral body - including the vice chair - resigned on Monday, citing their lack of faith in the board's current chair in the wake of tumultuous elections in the East African country.
Magaya claimed that the three commissioners who resigned on Tuesday; Consolata Maina, Margaret Mwachanya and Paul Kurgat were part of a Ruto wing at the commission that was acting on the DP's instructions.
The three further alleged that the agency's boardroom had turned into "a venue for peddling money, misinformation and grounds for brewing mistrust".More news: SANA: Syrian air defenses repel strike on Shayrat air base in Homs
"For too long and way too many times, the commission chair chair has failed to be steady and stable hand that steers ship in hard times", they said.
"The Institution has continued to be dysfunctional, with arbitrary decision-making, leaking of internal documents to serve personal goals and pursuing of personal interests, all of which are against the laid down laws that govern the conduct of the Commission leadership and staff".
Just hours to crisis meeting following suspension of the commission's CEO Ezra Chiloba, the three commissioners pulled a shocker by tendering their resignation.More news: Strong Winds and Rain for Monday
"Under the current commission leadership, we have had many instances where statements have been issued purporting to give a position of the commission, yet those statements are a misrepresentation of facts", they said, adding that the events in the last 10 days are a clear manifestation of the dysfunction.
In October previous year, Commissioner Roselyn Akombe fled to the USA where she announced her resignation from the agency.
IEBC commissioners Paul Kurgat, Margaret Wanjala and Vice chairperson Consolata Nkatha announce their resignations during a press conference in Nairobi, April 16, 2018. Abdi Yakub Guliye and Boya Molu.More news: Who are the Windrush generation and why are they facing deportation?