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Kenya EC Urged To Publish Results Online As Odinga Takes Court Route

Raila Odinga, the leader of Kenya’s opposition alliance Nasa has announced that he will challenge the results of the disputed presidential election in the Supreme Court.

“We have now decided to move to the Supreme Court to lay bare to the world the making of a computer-generated presidency,” Odinga said on Wednesday.

Mr Odinga says that last week’s elections were electronically rigged to give President Uhuru Kenyatta victory.

Kenya’s electoral commission, the IEBC, and foreign observers said the elections were free and fair.

Mr Odinga called for Kenyans to protest peacefully.

Meanwhile, the European Union observers in Kenya have called on the election commission to publish all remaining forms showing vote tallies on its website to ensure the transparency and accuracy of the process.

“The timing of such information being made public is critical given that petitions relating to the presidential race must be filed within seven days of the results announcement,” the mission said in a statement on Wednesday.

Andrew Limo, an election commission spokesman, said about 2,900 of the 41,000 forms showing results at individual polling stations were not yet online. President Uhuru Kenyatta was re-elected in the Aug. 8 vote but opposition leader Raila Odinga has rejected results, saying they were rigged.


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