President Uhuru Kenyatta has been asked to draw up a working formula with Cord leader Raila Odinga. Photo/FilePresident Uhuru Kenyatta and Cord leader Raila Odinga./FILE Raila Odinga and Uhuru Kenyatta will face off at the ballot on October 17, IEBC has said. The decision was arrived at after the […]
IEBC schedules fresh Presidential election for 17th October
The commission has said the election will be between Raila and Uhuru. This locks out Third Way Alliance candidate Ekuru Aukot who had said he would participate in the fresh Presidential election since it wasn’t a run-off.
The Herald reported this
“The chairman of the IEBC, Wafula Chebukati, issued a statement Monday saying that the new elections will be held in just over 40 days following the Supreme Court’s ruling last week to nullify the results of the August 8 polls which gave victory to President Uhuru Kenyatta. The court ruling said that new elections must be held within 60 days.”
Chebukati said only Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga, who brought the court challenge, would be on the ballot paper, along with their running mates.(Aljazeera)
Ekuru Aukot attacks Wafula Chebukati, IEBC over repeat presidential election update
Thirdway Alliance leader Dr Ekuru Aukot launched the attack after IEBC pointed out in their statement that only President Uhuru Kenyatta and NASA leader Raila Odinga will be on the ballot.