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Uhuru Kenyatta retained as Prez of Kenya Reuters

Uhuru Kenyatta retained as Prez of Kenya Featured

Written by  Aug 11, 2017
The Chairman for the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) of Kenya, Wafula Chebukati has declared incumbent President of the Republic, Uhuru Kenyatta as the President Elect. He garnered 54.3% of votes, ahead of his rival Raila Odinga, with 44.7%. International observers have described the election as free and fair, said in an address prior to the declaration. The opposition coalition rejected the commission's announcement before the results were declared. According to them, the process was a "charade".   IEBC boss announced that over 15 million registered voters representing 79% of total voter turnout voted in the process. The IEBC boss said Kenya has a strong case study to share with their counterparts in the continent and beyond. He said, the 2017 elections has demonstrated Kenya’s IEBC has matured and joined the ranks of other matured electoral bodies.   ‘’The country has joined matured electoral bodies that is able to organize credible and fair elections, ‘he added.    
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