Gitile Natuli, a political analyst, stated that there was a reason why incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta declined to congratulate his deputy William Ruto after being chosen as his successor (Uhuru).
About a week after IEBC chairman Wаfula Chebukati announced Ruto's election as president, Uhuru has failed to provide a public statement about Ruto's contentious victory in the presidential race.
Nаituli argues that this is the case because Uhuru is among those who think that Ruto is ineligible to win and may have entered some competitions in an effort to be declared the winner.
The university professor claims that the situation might change, though, if the Supreme Court rules that Ruto's victory was fraudulent and its judges uphold his election.
"I believe he didn't thank his assistant because he believed he hadn't won fairly. I am confident that the president will congratulate Ruto if the court rules that he is the legitimate winner "The expert informed the Standard.
It should be noted that Uhuru and Ruto do not currently have a good relationship, and that Uhuru has publicly stated that he will not cede power to Ruto, even warning Kenyans against his election.
He feels comfortable supporting Raila Odinga, the presidential candidate of Azimio La Umoja, who he has even openly campaigned for.
RAILA, who came in second in the competition, was forcibly taken to the Supreme Court.
Nаituli claims that Uhuru's silence may also result in disappointment when those in charge of securing the ball and Raila's victory failed to do so, which resulted to Uhuru's defeat. "He is loyal to Raila and is disappointed that his lieutenants did not do their duties well. However, he is pretending to be president and is waiting for the court to rule "He contributed to the newspaper. newsрарer.
However, Uhuru has promised to facilitate a smooth transfer despite Rigthi Gachagua, Ruto's partner, claiming that they have not yet spoken.
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