Wafula Chebukati, the head of the IEBC, advised the political parties not to declare victory based on their parallel tallying until the IEBC had revealed its official results after the results were announced. We allowed each contestant to submit their ballots, and the consequences of those tallies will remain a closely guarded secret. Chebukati brought attention to the fact that the candidates shouldn't try to declare themselves winners of the general elections that will take place on August 9th.
Kenyans are highly interested in determining who will take the helm of their nation for the next five years. The race to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta is mostly being contested by his Deputy, William Ruto, who is running on the Kenya Kwanza ticket, and Azimio, a former Prime Minister who is running as one of the candidates for the Kenyan presidency.
The official results of the presidential election will be announced by Wafula Chebukati, chairwoman of the IEBC, either today or tomorrow. Despite this, yesterday, during his press briefing at the Bomas of Kenya, he indicated that the Constitution gives the commission seven days to announce the presidential election results so that he won't tell them too quickly. The briefing took place at the Bomas of Kenya.
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