The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission is still verifying the forms 34Bs at the Bomas of Kenya ahead of declaring the winner of the presidential contest.
According to a report by the Star, latest verified Form 34 Bs allegedly show that the United Democratic Alliance party presidential candidate William Samoei Ruto was leading Raila Odinga in a provisional tally.
It emerges that a Radio Africa provisional tallying of the Form 34Bs shows that William Samoei Ruto received 50.36 per cent of the votes tallied. On the other hand, the Azimio La Umoja One Kenya coalition presidential candidate Raila Odinga received 48.88 per cent in the provisional tally.
This comes at a time when there is a long delay by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission in announcing the final verified results of the August 9 presidential contest as verification of results continues at the national tallying centre.
Further details reveals that reports by Reuters allegedly reveals that the Deputy President William Ruto was at 52 per cent of the vote in 241 forms tallied from Forms 34Bs compared to 47 percent for Odinga.
"Reuters had tallied 241 forms, which showed Ruto in the lead with nearly 52.3% of the vote, compared to 47% for Odinga. Two other candidates had less than 1% between them." Reuters reported stated as indicated by the Star.
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