Nairobi, KENYA: Deputy President William Ruto has called on Kenyans to remain calm and wait for the official announcement of the results after the termination of the polling exercise Tuesday evening.
Addressing Journalists after casting his vote at Kosachei Primary School in Eldoret, the deputy president said the country is currently in the limelight with local and international observers who are following the entire electoral process.
The deputy President noted that Kenyans are currently exercising their democratic rights which every democratic country throughout the world does as stipulated by their respective legal frameworks.
“The country is currently in the lime light with both local and international observers following though the entire voting process. This is our democratic right which every democratic country undertakes as per the law.” He said.
Ruto insisted that Kenya is a very democratic country where everyone is free to exercise his/her democratic right as entitled by the Kenyan law.
He however applauded all Kenyan voters who have flocked to various polling stations countrywide, adding that the progress of the nation depends entirely on decisive Kenyans who can make appropriate decisions for the future of this country.
“I congratulate all Kenyans who have flocked to various polling stations to exercise their democratic right.” Ruto exclaimed.
Meanwhile, President Uhuru Kenyatta voted at Mutomo Primary School in Gatundu South Constituency.
On the other hand, NASA Co principal Kalonzo Musyoka after casting his vote at Tisaikuru primary school, in Kitui county, has applauded Kenyans for turning out in large numbers throughout the country to exercise their democratic right adding that Kenyans need a change that will spur development throughout the country.
“Kenyans need change and it is only through casting their votes that will bring the change they require.” Kalonzo said.
Nasa flag bearer Raila Odinga cast his vote at Old Kibera Primary school in Kibra constituency.