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Details Finally Out on Why 4 Commissioners Disowned Ruto's Win, What Chebukati Refused To Do Exposed

The Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC) announced final presidential results yesterday and William Samoei Ruto was declared the winner. This came after a massive split ensued between four IEBC Commissioners and their Chairman Wafula Chebukati at the Bomas of Kenya.

The four IEBC commissioners disowned the results announced by Chebukati citing claims of an opaque activities at the Bomas just before the results were given out.

Just a day after the big announcement, the aforesaid Commissioners led by the IEBC Vice Chairman Juliana Cherera have issued a statement on why they disowned the results. Speaking to the media on Tuesday 16 at Serena Hotel, Cherera argued that the aggregation of the percentages of the results were a mathematical absurdity that defy logic. 

She stated that out of the total votes awarded to each of the four candidates in percentage, the total summed to over 100% by 0.01%. According to the Commissioners, the extra percentage equates to 142,000 votes which would have made a great impact in the final tallies.

"This summation gives us a total of 100.01 per cent. This translates to approximately 142,000 votes which will make a significant difference in the final results," Cherera said

Further, Cherera revealed that when they noted such a error, they tried to reach out to the IEBC Chairman Wafula to correct the issue but he refused and went on to announce the results.

"When we demanded that we verify the results, the chairman refused and insisted on declaring and announcing the results," she added.

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