The Kenyan chief prosecutor’s office has ordered a police investigation into “irregularities and illegalities” allegedly conducted by the country’s election commission during the presidential poll last month, which has been annulled.
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has repeated his criticism of the country’s Supreme Court regarding a ruling to annul the results of the August 8 presidential election, saying the decision amounted to a coup against the will of people in the country.
The lives of some top officials with Kenya’s electoral commission are under “serious threat” from the government ahead of the new presidential election next month, opposition leader Raila Odinga claimed Friday.
Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga has set conditions for participating in a fresh presidential election, saying he should be given “legal and constitutional” guarantees after the Supreme Court declared last month’s poll as invalid.
The Kenyan opposition has filed a petition with the country’s Supreme Court, dismissing as “fundamentally flawed” the results of last week’s election won by President Uhuru Kenyatta, his longtime rival.
The loser in recent presidential elections in Kenya Raila Odinga has vowed he would not remain silent in the face of what he describes as rigged vote results and says supporters should skip work until he makes a major announcement on more anti-government actions.