Former Azimio presudential candidate Raila Odinga now claims that he defeated his opponent, President William Ruto, by more than 60% in the August 9 election.
The former prime minister claims that his victory was forcefully taken by the UDA leader. Raila told some Azimio supporters that he decided to let it go without a fight in order to avoid chaos in the country.
The ODM boss claimed that what happened on the August 9 poll was a rare occurrence that had the potential to tear apart the country. He added that the potential for possible chaos informed his decision to accept the Supreme Court decision, even as he voiced his disagreement.
Among the leaders who were present during the meeting include: Narc leader Martha Karua, Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka, Suba East MP Junet Mohammed, MP Opiyo Wandayi, nominated MP Sabina Chege, and MP Emmanuel Wangwe.
Other leaders who graced the meeting were former Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya, Jubilee Party vice-chairperson David Murathe and outgoing Defence Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa.
President Ruto earlier admitted that his victory against Raila was so close. He dared to give the former prime minister a job only if he retired from active politics.
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