Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission( IEBC) Chairman Wafula Chebukati has blazoned that the presidential winner will be declared during the day.
Chebukati said that he’ll not declare the winner at night, as was witnessed in the 2007 General Election, where the chairman was sworn in during the night.
“ We’ll not advertise the presidential winner at night; we will do so in broad daylight, ” he blazoned.
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The 2022 presidential race is touted to be a two- steed race between Raila Odinga, the Azimio la Umoja seeker and William Ruto, current Deputy President of Kenya( 2013 – present) and leader of the United Democratic Alliance.
Other campaigners in the race include David Waihiga Mwaure, leader of the Agano Party and George Wajackoyah of the Roots party. President Kibaki was sworn in at evening in 2007
Chebukati’s reflections on the presidential results might have been sparked following what was witnessed in the 2007 election, where the former chairman Mwai Kibaki was declared at around 6 pm and latterly sworn in after an hour.
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Kibaki, who had traced in all the opinion pates and all but the final count, was given votes to the censuses of the opposition leader Raila.
Raila rejected the result, claiming massive apparel by the government.
Kibaki, who had trailed in all the opinion polls and all but the final count, was given 4,584,721 votes to the 4,352,993 tallies of the opposition leader Raila.
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