Kenya can do better- EU

Prime Minister Raila Odinga (L) and Uhuru Kenyatta are vying for Kenya's top job
Prime Minister Raila Odinga (L) and Uhuru Kenyatta are vying for Kenya’s top job

3days latter the independent Electoral commission of Kenya is yet to release the official results from the election blaming this on the failure of the electronic vote tallying system. This failure has also seen them resort to manual vote counting and tallying.

Commenting on this, Mr Krysztof Lisek the Head of the European parliament’s  Election Delegation ha blamed Kenya’s poor technology for the failure saying the country can do better, he however commended the IEBC for its work on Election day where it over saw  a smooth election. Who results have not been release though some are trickling in slowly.

At 10.54am on Thursday, ‎official results released by Kenya’s electoral body, IEBC, showed that Uhuru Kenyatta was still leading with 2,475,700  Raila Odinga-1,928,627,Musalia Mudavadi 153,571, Peter Kenneth-23,085,Kiyiapi 15,422,Karua 14,529,Dida 13,626,Muite 4,413  2,401,937 votes while Raila Odinga was trailing with 1,748,561.

The results are total votes tallied in 109 of 291 constituencies.

Krzysztof also pointed out that the European Parliament’s election observation team’s work does not end today.“We will pay close attention to the post-electoral situation in the country, and will follow up on the final report of the European Election Observation Mission and its recommendations.

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