Deputy president William Ruto has on Friday held a high profile leaders meeting at his official Karen residence in Nairobi.
The meeting of the Deputy President William Ruto included high profile leaders among them the African Union election observers who were in the frontline of observing the just concluded elections.
"At the Karen Office, held a meeting with the AU-COMESA Election Observer Mission who congratulated Kenya and voters for a peaceful election."Deputy President William Ruto.
The Mission that met his Excellency the deputy president was led by Ernest Bai Koroma, former President of Sierra Leone. Others are Domituen Ndayizeye (former President of Burundi), Mulatto Teshome (former President of Ethiopia) and Ambassador Marie-Pierre Lloyd.
Statistics from Kenya's Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) indicate that 64.4 percent of 22.1 million registered votes, translating into 14.2 million votes, had been cast.
Counting of votes is underway, with electoral agency officials calling for calm to ensure the results for the presidency and other local elected leaders were credible in order to avoid costly litigation.
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