Its Official:IEBC Declares Uhuru Kenya’s Fourth President-Video
Kenya: The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission ( IEBC) chair Isaac Hassan declares Uhuru Kenyatta duly elected President of Kenya after he garnered 50.07 per cent of votes cast.
Hassan on Saturday announced Uhuru garnered 6, 173, 433 votes against his rival CORD’s Raila Odinga who got 5, 340, 546.
The IEBC chair said Uhuru got 105 per cent of votes cast in at least 32 counties.
There were 14, 350, 533 registered voters and Hassan said the voter turnout was impressive and the highest in the country at 86 per cent.
Hassan issued the certificate of the results to Uhuru who was accorded security and escort befitting a president.
While announcing the results, Hassan urged presidential candidates to put the nation first before the results and commended aspirants who conceded defeat.
“The elections were credible and transparent”, said IEBC boss.
He said the six ballot election was quite ambitious and challenging to the electoral body, political parties and voters.