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"Ruto Will Be Our President" Says Justina Wamae, Asks Raila To Accept Kenyans' Verdict [STATEMENT]

Justina Wamae. [Source/Wamae]

Roots Party deputy presidential candidate Justina Wamae has finally conceded defeat after maintaining silence for 4 days since the final results of the August 9 election were announced.

The IEBC chairman declared UDA candidate Deputy President William Ruto as the President-elect after garnering more more than 7 million votes.

Justina's principal, Prof George Wajackoya was third behind Raila Odinga of Azimio with about 61,000 votes.

In a long Facebook post on Friday, Justina termed last week's poll as fair and transparent and congratulated Ruto and his running mate Rigathi Gachagua for winning the highly contested race.

In an apparent jibe at Raila, the youthful politician said it was "simply preposterous" for some candidates to claim the election was rigged when they failed to employ agents at the polling stations.

Here is Justina's full STATEMENT:

"It has taken me 4 days listening to argument from all quotas on whether IEBC was free, fair and transparent and I can confidently say that the election was transparent because the polling station agents who are supreme in this process would have raised an alarm if the Presiding officer was up to no good.

The Returning Officer in the constituency level would have been alarmed and mark you the national tallying centre had no power in determining the outcome of the 2022 Presidential election.

So when I see some parties like Roots Party who as a member can confidently say we were disorganized in regards to agents mobilization stating that votes were stolen is simply preposterous. As a future leader, we need to stop bashing our institutions which in turn will translate to inciting the public against constitutionally mandated institutions.

To our supporters 61,969 is no mean feat, do not lose hope, what you did made a difference and building on itself will go into make a difference in future. H.E William Ruto and H.E Rigathi Gachagua are going to be our President and Deputy President respectively and I pray that our wonderful peaceful people of Kenya will accept the verdict.

Congratulations H.E Ruto and H.E Rigathi on your victory. As the representative of the Kenyan youth I will support in any way I can to achieve a financially secure Kenya."

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