Yesterday, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) vice-chairperson Juliana Cherera disputed the presidential results released by the chairman Wafula Chebukati. Four IEBC officials led by Juliana Cherera explained that they did not agreed with the results announced by Wafula Chebukati because the total percentage by each candidate summed up to 100.01% instead of 100%.
Today, (IEBC) chairman Wafula Chebukati explained what caused the 0.01% difference in the aggregation of presidential results. In a statement this evening, Chebukati revealed the claim by four IEBC commissioners, Juliana Cherera, Francis Wanderi, Justus Nyang'anya and Irene Masit about the 0.01% increase was false and misleading.
"The alleged 0.01% increase in the presidential election results raised by the four commissioners namely, Juliana Cherera, Francis Wanderi, Justus Nyang'anya and Irene Masit is false and misleading. Please refer to the attached tabulation that provides a scientifically accurate analysis. We urge Kenyans to interact these results and make an objective judgement," Chebukati said.He said that 0.01% was due to rounding off.
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