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Tension at Masinde Muliro alumni association as members protest Sh1,000 'voting fee'
Tension has risen at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology Alumni Association (MMUSTAA) after the administration asked its members to pay to be included in the voters register.
The association that boasts over 10,000 members has asked members to pay their annual subscription fee to ensure that they don’t miss out on the 21st November 2020 elections.
However, members are not comfortable with since they paid Sh1,000 which is usually included in their graduation fee.
In a newspaper notice published in the dailies, the memo pointed out that “Only fully paid up members will be eligible to contest and/or vote.”
However, some members feel shortchanged as John Omondi, a 2014 graduate, puts it “we have never been asked to pay this subscription fee. This is strange.”
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Dr Triza Okoth from the Office of Career Services where the association falls insists that they are following the constitution that states that “Any member who falls into arrears with his annual subscription for two years shall automatically cease to be a member of the Association and his/her name shall be struck off the register of members.”