A section of Nyanza leaders from the Orange Democratic Movement, ODM party leader Raila Amollo Odinga's home county, Siaya County have come out to defend Deputy President William Samoei Arap Ruto saying that they are more than ready to work with the President elect. Speaking today, the Siaya residents from Rarieda Constituency, Siaya County a region believed to be the Azimio Leader's turf added that they are ready to work with Ruto.
Nicknamed 'the king of impeachment' lawyer Ndegwa Njiru is part of the Azimio legal team working round the clock to make sure the camp beats the deadline for filing of the presidential election petition. Speaking earlier today to Nation Africa, Njiru revealed that he is part of the Azimio legal team adding that they have obtained evidence of massive rigging that will now present to the supreme Court Judges.
After dedicating his time to drum up support for the Raila Odinga Presidency during the campaign period, the Central Organization of Trade Unions (COTU) Secretary General Francis Atwoli publicly spoke on the election for the first time today on August 19th. Atwoli who was also a big critic of Deputy President William Ruto during the campaigns has urged Kenyans to remain peaceful while reacting to DP Ruto's win that might face a legal challenge from the Azimio camp soon.
After falling out with each other, outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta and President elect William Ruto spent much of the last days of the Jubilee government fighting each other. They attacked each other publicly and at the end, Uhuru ended up endorsing Raila Odinga for the presidential seat over Ruto but still, Ruto managed to beat Baba in the crucial race.
Nobody could have foreseen how one of Kenya's closest elections in history would turn out. Now that William Ruto has been declared the election's winner, attention should turn to the following stage of building the nation. Since everyone has witnessed how transparent this election was, people cannot complain about it.
Just a week after Kenyans exercised their democratic right by participating in the concluded general election, IEBC Youth Coordinatng committee chairman Joel Mwita, has shared some of the reasons why most young people never participated in the 2022 August general election as compared to other age group. Speaking in the in an interview with Citizen TV, he gave the reasons linking to the low turnout of young people to participate in the Election like historical injustices witnessed in 2007 during the post Election violence as most people were affected by losing their loved ones, loss of properties and displacement.
One week ago, Kenyans turned out to vote in for their new preferred leaders in various post starting from the local government to the national assembly. This year elections recorded low voter turnout and disagreement on the presidential results which the azimio la Umoja is planning to challenge the Kenya kwanza win in supreme court.
The IEBC chairman Wafula chebukati's decision to declare William Ruto of Kenya kwanza as the winner of this year's election continue to elicit reactions. So far, various heads of states and government have sent their messages of congratulations to the president elect William Ruto even as Raila Odinga plans to go to court to contest the results.
Dp. Ruto Wins Big As International Human Rights Foundation Congratulates Him, Urges Raila To Concede
Dr. William Samoei Ruto has gotten another boost as his recent victory is recognised worldwide. Ever since he was declared as the President-elect, Ruto has been receiving congratulatory notes not only from Africa but world at large. The latest congratulations come from the International Human Rights Foundation (IHRF) who stressed the need to trust the constitutional system and the rule of law.
The Central Organization of Trade Unions (COTU) Secretary General Francis Atwoli now reveals that he is ready to accept should Supreme Court validates President-elect win. Speaking today in Auki Village, Meru County, during the burial of the late COTU stalwart Isaiah Kubai, Atwoli he will agree with the Court ruling as he called for calm from across the political divides.
Supreme Court of Kenya is yet to determine the legitimacy of the election that was recently concluded. After the election, IEBC chairman Mr. Wafula Chebukati announced William Ruto as president-elect. However, William Ruto's camp was not satisfied with the presidential outcome and have proceeded to court to contest his win.
Elgeiyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen has wondered why Azimio presidential candidate Martha Karua has decided to fire Missiles towards Dp William Ruto, for the mass movement of various politicians into the Kenya Kwanza government, who are leaving thru faction and even others being independent. Murkomen now says that according to their own records of the recent leaders who have joined the Kenya Kwanza Coalition, no Governor, Senator, Mp or even MCA who belongs to the NARC Kenya, headed by Karua has decided to defect to Ruto's UDA Party which keeps accepting more politicians into its side.
In the just concluded last general elections, many Kenyans have now known their newly elected political leaders that will hold public offices for the next five years in various elective political positions as MCAs, MPs, Senators, Women Reps and Governors. The Kenyan current constitution allows political leaders to hold their various offices for a period of five years before holding another general elections.
Francis Atwoli is one of the fiercest prominent person's in Kenyan. This is due to his outspoken nature and fearless manner in which he lets known his thoughts to the public domain. Famously known by the chains he always puts on, Atwoli is known to be a fearless supporter to Raila Odinga.
The Human Rights Commission has called upon the director of criminal investigations to conduct an investigation in order to find out what caused the fall out between the IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati and the 4 IEBC Commissioners. Photo :Courtesy In a news report that has been shared by a reliable source of information, it has been revealed that the 4 IEBC Commissioners claimed that the IEBC Chairman did not allow them to verify the results before declaring the Deputy president of Kenya, honorable William Ruto as the winner.
According to the reports given by a reliable source of information, it has been revealed that the President Elect, honorable William Ruto has made several Nominations. In a news report that has been shared by the United Democratic Alliance party, it has been revealed that the deputy president of Kenya has made a number of Nominations who will allegedly oversee the handing in or power by president Uhuru Kenyatta who is yet to retire as the President.
Deputy President William Ruto was declared winner of the hotly contested Presidential race by the IEBC on Monday evening. Since then, various leaders from, Kenya, Africa and beyond have been sending their congratulatory messages to the President elect via various sources. However, questions have been raised on why the incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta has remained mum amid streams of congratulatory messages to his estranged deputy.
Elgeyo Marakwet senator Kipchumba Murkomen has attacked Azimio running mate Martha Karua for lamenting on why Ruto has snatched majority of Azimio's elected leaders to his Kenya Kwanza movement. Taking it to his Twitter account, the lawmaker questioned on why Martha Karua is wailing after a number of leaders decamped to Ruto's camp since no Governor, senator, Member of National Assembly or Member of County Assembly has joined Ruto's camp from NARC Kenya of Martha Karua.
Dr. William Samoei Ruto has won another boost towards his challenged victory as Root's Party Presidential running mate Justina Wamae comes clean on presidential elections. Justina Wamae today 19th August 2022 congratulated Dr. William Samoei Ruto for having been declared by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commision Chairman Mr. Wafula Chebukati.
Since the announcement of the presidential results, William Ruto has been very busy meeting newly elected leaders from Kenya Kwanza and some rebels from Azimio la Umoja-One Kenya Alliance. One such rebel group is the United Democratic Movement Party which is legally part of the Azimio coalition. On his twitter page Ruto wrote, "UDM Party leader and Mandera Senator-elect Ali Roba, Deputy Party Leader and Marsabit Governor-elect Mohamud Ali and Mandera Governor-elect Adan Khalif were present at the Karen residence, Nairobi."