IEBC declares Uhuru Kenyatta as the new President Elect


Nairobi, KENYA: IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati has declared President Uhuru Kenyatta as the new president elect in the just concluded 2017 general elections.

Speaking at the Bomas Of Kenya on Friday evening Chebukati said Kenyatta got 8,203,290 (54.27% )  (35 counties attained at least 25% ) votes against his competitor Raila Odinga who got 6,762,224 ( 44.74%)( 29 counties attained 35%).

According to Chebukati, in Mombasa Uhuru Kenyatta got 99,190 votes (28.97%) while Raila Odinga got 238,809 (69.76%) with no spoilt votes in Mombasa.

Chebukati thanked the international observers for declaring the elections as free and fair together with the media for their patience of relaying the results to Kenyans.

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