Sign in
Download Opera News App

News Politics

 

Politics

 

Africa politics

"It is Not Done, " Martha Karua Breaks Silence As Vote Counting For Presidency Continues

Martha Karua, the running mate for the Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition, has spoken for the first time since Tuesday's election.

Ms. Karua stated through Twitter that the tallying was not yet finalized, despite the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) continuing to tally presidential election results at the Bomas of

According to the final results from Ms. Karua's polling station, Deputy President William Ruto, who is running for the presidency on the UDA ticket, pulled off an upset, with Karua receiving less than one-third of the votes.

DP Ruto received 911 votes at Mugumo Primary School in Gichugu Constituency, where she voted, according to form 34A results posted by the IEBC. Mr Raila Odinga received 311 votes.

On Tuesday morning, there was a moment of concern when Ms. Karua arrived at the polling station but her name was not recognized by the Kiems system.

At 6:10 a.m., she finally received her ballots and walked to the voting booth.After casting her ballot, Ms. Karua urged Kenyans to vote en masse for the leaders they want to govern them for the next five years.

She had pledged to rouse the Mt Kenya region in support of the Azimio candidate in the contest to build the next government.

Content created and supplied by: Spinspin (via Opera News )

IEBC Karua Martha Karua Mugumo UDA

COMMENTS

Load app to read more comments