The Supreme Court of Kenya has validated the the victory of William Ruto in the country’s August 9 presidential election.
The incumbent president who also contested in the election, Raila Odinga had filed a suit challenging the election results as announced by the Independent and Electoral Boundaries Commission.
Raila Odinga IEBC in August.
While delivering the judgement on Monday morning, Chief Justice Martha Koome struck out Odinga’s suit and upheld the election of Ruto as the president-elect Kenya.
“This is a unanimous decision. The petitions are hereby dismissed, as a consequence we declare the first respondent (Ruto) as president-elect,” Koome declared.