Raila Odinga, the presidential candidate for Azimio, says he will accept defeat if he loses the August 9 election.
"Asiyekubali kushindwa sio mshindani.I am the sportsman between us.Therefore, I will readily concede defeat and congratulate the victor," Raila said during interview in local TV station.
However, DP Ruto's ally and Uasin Gishu Women Representative Gladys Shollei,has said that Raila Odinga will never accept defeat and they as Kenya Kwanza,are preparing for election petition in August presidential elections.
"I will readily accept defeat," said the man (Raila Odinga) who has never conceded defeat in a single election. As Kenya Kwanza, we are preparing for his election petition,"Shollei said.
Raila has contested the results of three presidential elections, in 2007, 2013, and 2017, claiming he defeated his opponents.
The 2007 debacle resulted in the formation of a grand coalition government with the late President Mwai Kibaki after the standoff between the two leaders degenerated into a bloody affair.
Raila was then appointed prime minister under a power-sharing agreement brokered by the late Kofi Annan, the former head of the United Nations.
The Supreme Court denied Raila's petition following the 2013 election, but reversed President Uhuru Kenyatta's victory in the 2017 election.
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