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In Kenya, incumbent Vice President William Ruto won the presidential election, according to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).
“Ruto William Samoi has been duly elected President of the Republic of Kenya in accordance with the provisions of Article 138 of the Constitution for the presidential election held on 9 August 2022, I, the Chairman of the IEBC, hereby declare in accordance with the Constitution. and the law,” said IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati.
In Tuesday’s election, Ruto received 7,176,141 votes, or 50.07 percent of the total vote, defeating Raila Odinga. Ruto secured the required 25 percent of the vote in 39 counties.
Four of the seven members of the Election Commission refused to certify the results, claiming they were “opaque”.
“Due to the lack of transparency in this final phase of the general election, we cannot claim ownership of the declared result.
“We will be making a profound statement… We remind Kenyans to exercise restraint. According to IEBC Vice President Juliana Cherera, the rule of law will prevail if people go to court.
Chebukati claimed that despite the threats, he had fulfilled his responsibilities.
“I took an oath of service to this country and I have fulfilled my obligations under the law and the constitution. We are committed to ensuring that Kenyans have credible, fair and free elections. This is no longer a simple trip; Right now, the CEO and my two commissioners are hurt,” he remarked.
In his speech, President-elect Ruto praised the Electoral Commission for managing the election.
“I want to assure those who have inflicted many atrocities on us that they have nothing to worry about. There will be no change. We cannot afford to take a step back.
No one is defeated. We raised the political threshold and Kenyans won. There is no turning. In the future, we are looking for. After the announcement on Monday, the president-elect commented, “We need everyone on deck to move forward.
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