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Why Ruto Might Not Be Sworn in At 30th This Month as Required as Raila's New Move is Revealed

Azimio presidential candidate Raila Odinga has challenged the results of the presidential election released by Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman Wafula Chebukati.

He also sought the help of foreign countries to come and help out as he moves to Supreme Court.

"We urge Kenyans and friends and allies of Kenya overseas to stand tall and be counted as we strive to advance the democratic and egalitarian ideals for which we have always stood," Raila said.

Raila stated that Chebukati acted independently without consulting the majority of the commissioners.

"The figures presented by Chebukati are null and illegal and should be annulled by a court of law," Raila said at a press conference held at the KICC on August 16.

This means that if Raila Odinga is successful in his move at Supreme Court,the presidential elections will be overturned and then another presidential elections will be held. This means Ruto won't be sworn in on 30th this month.

Raila asserted that the IEBC Chair withheld the presidential vote tally to himself and only made it available to commissioners soon before the results were announced.

"We categorically reject the results that Chebukati stated yesterday. It is not up to us to assess whether or not Chebukati did an illegal act. It is the responsibility of the court to decide ,"he asserted.

He also praised the four commissioners for abandoning what he deemed an illegitimate proceeding.

"The constitution does not grant Chebukati dictatorial authority. The choice should be made by a majority vote. Chebukati alone had the entire presidential vote tally. He disregarded the opinions of the majority of commissioners,"he asserted.

William Ruto was named president-elect by Chebukati after receiving 7,176,141 votes, or 50.45 percent of the ballots cast.Raila came in second with 6,942,930 votes.

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