William Ruto Is Now The 5TH President Of Kenya
IEBC declares William Ruto Kenya’s fifth president
William Samoei Arap Ruto has been declared the duly elected President of Kenya by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission.
IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati made the announcement at the Bomas of Kenya on Monday, August 15, 2022.
He said Mr Ruto had fulfilled the constitutional requirements after garnering 6,173,433 votes, representing 50.07 per cent of the total votes cast and getting 25 per cent in 32 of Kenya’s 47 Counties.
Mr Chebukati presented the certificate of presidential results to Mr Ruto to wild cheers from his supporters
He was accompanied by deputy president-elect Rigathi Gachagua and his wife Rachel Ruto, who is the First Lady designate.
There was drama before Mr. Ruto was declared the winner.
Azimio la Umoja Presidential candidate Raila Odinga’s chief agent, Saitabao Ole Kanchuri, intimated that the systems used by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to tally the results of the presidential contest were compromised ahead of the official announcement by the electoral body.