Supreme Court Upholds William Ruto As President-Elect

After a hotly contested election and the petition case filed by opponent Raila Odinga, William Ruto and his running mate Rigathi Gachagua’s win has been confirmed by the supreme court

The judges from the highest court of the land threw out Raila Odinga’s petition and unanimously reaffirmed Ruto’s win.

At the centre of the election, disputes were nine key issues including the role of the commissioners in verifying and tallying the results. These nine issues were today disproved one by one by Chief Justice Martha Koome.

Raila garnered 7,176,141 votes (50.49%), defeating Azimio flagbearer Raila Odinga who won 6,942,930 votes, representing (48.85%).

The UDA politicians are set to be sworn in on Tuesday 13th, 20200 as per the constitutional guidelines.

Article 141 (2) (b) of the Constitution says: “The president-elect shall be sworn in on the first Tuesday following the seventh day following the date on which the court renders a decision declaring the election to be valid if any petition has been filed.”

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