Kenyan opposition to challenge Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election in the Supreme Court

first_imgKenya’s NASA opposition coalition has announced that it will move to the Supreme Court to challenge the election of President Uhuru Kenyatta following his declaration by the electoral body as the winner of the August 8 vote.The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) on Friday night announced that Uhuru had won the election, garnering 8,203,290 votes, while his closest rival, Raila Odinga, garnered 6,762,224 votes.NASA dismissed the results of the vote, saying they had been doctored to favour President Uhuru.It however said it would not go to court to challenge the election, hinting that it would use other means.On Wednesday however, Raila announced that his side would provide the Supreme Court with all the evidence it has to show that the election results were doctored.He however gave no dates when NASA would file their complaint.last_img