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West Pokot: UDA supporters engage police in running battle demanding that IEBC announces results

United Democratic Alliance supporters engage police in running battle demanding that IEBC announces results.

The development comes few hours after Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission said that the the tallying of results from Kenya’s presidential and parliamentary elections is underway, a day after millions voted for a successor to incumbent President Kenyatta.

DP Ruto, 55, is squaring up against the ODM Party leader Raila Odinga as the leading candidates in the race to replace Kenyatta, who is finishing up the second of two five-year terms.

The enraged UDA supporters now claim that there might be a plot by the Independent polls body to rig the presidential results.

By midday, the Independent Elections and Boundaries Commission (IEEBC) had only processed results from 16 polling stations out of the 168 in the constituency whereas in Imenti Central the commission had tallied and verified results from 43 out of 159 polling stations.

Wafula said his commission, The Independent Electoral and Boundaries (IEBC) will only start posting results of the presidential election from various polling stations in the country once it has verified the forms 34A as transmitted by the presiding officers.

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