Published: Sat, August 12, 2017
Global Media | By Abel Hampton

Kenya: IEBC Looks Set to Declare Results

Kenya: IEBC Looks Set to Declare Results

In a press conference in the opposition's offices in Nairobi, its chief election agent Musalia Mudavadi said Mr. Odinga defeated the incumbent president Uhuru Kenyatta in Tuesday's General Election. "The streets do not".

Kenya's election commission on Wednesday said its computer and vote-tallying databases were not compromised at any point during Tuesday's vote, dismissing claims of hacking and vote fraud.

In 2007, the disputed election led to two months of ethnically-driven political violence that killed almost 1,100 people and displaced 600,000 others.

"What the IEBC has posted as results of the Presidential Elections is a complete fraud based on a multiplier that fraudulently gave Uhuru Kenyatta votes that were not cast", Odinga said via his official Twitter account.

Odinga has said the electoral commission's IT system has been hacked to manipulate the election results.

She praised the IEBC for conducting a thorough and transparent electoral process, but said she wouldn't comment on allegations of hacking.

Worldwide observers have given the election a broad thumbs up.

A team of worldwide observers - made up of officials from the European Union, African Union the Commonwealth and the Carter Center - commended the work of electoral mission.

He added: "I wish to take this opportunity to confirm that our elections management system is secure". At least three people have been shot and killed during clashes between police and opposition supporters this week.

"We demand that the IEBC chairperson announce the presidential election results forthwith and declare Raila Amolo Odinga... as the duly elected president".

Orengo told journalists at Bomas of Kenya: "If they can open those servers and we all look at them.we are prepared to accept the results of what is contained in those servers".

Meanwhile, various election monitoring groups, including the African Union group led by a former South African president, Thabo Mbeki, have issued statements calling the election peaceful and credible.

Odinga also ran as the opposition candidate in the 2013 election. "Some people conspired and denied Kenyans an opportunity to elect their leaders", said Odinga.

Mr Odinga labelled the preliminary results as fake but urged his supporters to remain calm. "Our mothers and fathers all struggled so that we would all have a better Kenya and a better future", Kenyatta said in a televised address on Monday.

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