Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Alliance deputy presidential candidate Martha Karua, has criticized outgoing deputy president William Ruto, for standing out as the president, despite the Azimio Camp dismissing his presidential win.
Ruto was announced by IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati as the winner of the presidential elections after getting 7.1 million votes against Raila Odinga's 6.9 million votes, results that the Azimio side have termed as null and void.
The team led by the former Prime Minister Mr. Odinga said that they will be moving to the Supreme Court to challenge Ruto's win.
Speaking on Friday to the media from Kirinyaga, Karua urged Ruto to wait before making any moves, until the Supreme Court making its ruling, on whether the results were genuine or cooked.
"We are calling out the DP, I cannot call him anything else, he is the deputy president of the outgoing government. He should respect the laws of the land, and wait for the outcome when our legal challenge gets exhausted."
"When the presidential elections is over, even when you are said to have won you, or when are perceived to be the winner, you cannot be sworn in when the legal challenge filed against you is not exhausted. We are yet to file the petition, but we are within the required time," she said.
She went on to say that it is unconstitutional for Ruto to welcome elected leaders to his Kenya Kwanza Alliance team, when they are already in another coalition, and when they are yet to be sworn in, or before he knows the fate of his presidential victory.
The Narc Kenya Party leader a day ago assured the Azimio supporters that the win will ultimately be theirs, by saying 'the victory is coming home, it was only deferred.'
According to the Law, the Azimio camp should file the petition by Monday 2pm.
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