The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairperson Wafula Chebukati on Friday evening reported that one of his Returning Officers (RO) who was working in Embakasi East Constituency had gone missing.

According to Chebukati’s announcement, The RO named Daniel Musyoka went missing on Thursday at around 9 am at the East African School of Aviation where the tallying process of the presidential election results from the constituency was ongoing.

Chebukati disclosed that Musyoka went to the tallying centre, accompanied by his official bodyguard.

At one point, after arriving at the tallying centre, Musyoka excused himself for a phone call and that was the last time he was seen.

"At around 9:45 am he excused himself to make a phone call but did not return to the office," Chebukati said.

The commission expressed its concern over his disappearance and once the matter was reported to them, they immediately alerted the police about the incident.

“The commission is deeply concerned with the matter and urges the investigative agencies to get to the root cause of the disappearance,” Chebukati said.

The commission's and his family’s efforts to access him are yet to bear any fruit.

The Deputy Returning Officer for Embakasi East Constituency took over Musyoka’s duties at his station as the commission awaits the police investigations to shed some light on the matter.

"Mr. Musyoka's family and the Commission have been trying to reach him without success. His duties are now being handled by the Deputy Returning Officer," Chebukati said.

The police have not yet issued a statement on the matter.