In Summary

  • The residents chanted “Haki yetu, Haki yetu....Uhuru tano tena, Uhuru tano tena.”
  • The President-elect garnered 8,203,290 votes reflecting 54.2 per cent of the votes cast.
  • Namwamba says Labour Party contented with the outcome of the elections.

Hundreds of Budalang'i residents have taken to the streets to celebrate President Uhuru Kenyatta’s win in the just-concluded general elections.

Mr Kenyatta was on Friday night declared the winner of the fiercely contested August polls after over three days of claims of irregularities from the opposition Nasa principals led by their presidential candidate Raila Odinga.

The President-elect garnered 8,203,290 votes reflecting 54.2 per cent of the votes cast with Mr Odinga coming in second with 6,762,224 reflecting 44.7 per cent of total votes.

Led by Labour Party leader Ababu Namwamba, the residents chanted “Haki yetu, Haki yetu....Uhuru tano tena, Uhuru tano tena.”

WILL OF KENYANS

Addressing supporters in Port Victoria Town, Mr Namwamba urged the opposition led by Mr Odinga to concede defeat and respect the will of Kenyans “that had prevailed in broad daylight”.

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