Uhuru Kenyatta cleared to run for presidency in August polls

Uhuru Kenyatta cleared to run for presidency in August polls

IEBC has cleared president kenyatta,DP to  carry the Jubilee flag-UPESINEWS

BY NAMULONGO PETER/JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,29TH MAY 2017-The independent Electoral and boundaries Commission has cleared president Uhuru Kenyatta to run for presidency in the August 8th Elections  along side his deputy Willam Ruto.

Uhuru who was accompanied by his wife Margret Kenyatta and deputy president William Ruto  On Monday afternoon has assured the nation that Jubilee will mount peaceful  campaigns towards the elections.

Speaking after having cleared by the IEBC at the KICC the president has asked kenyans to vote in the Jubilee candidates in the coming elections in order to complete the work they begun in the last four years.

The president said the Jubilee team will conduct its business going forward with dignity and without assaults  he also urged other politicians in the country to  avoid insults.

The president also saying that whatever the outcome of the elections as Jubilee they are ready to accept and move on

Security was also  tight  around  the  KICC IEBC as president Kenyatta submitted his papers.

The move now marks the official journey towards the August 8th Elections with both Jubilee and NASA targeting the 19.7milon votes from the registered voters to assure themselves victory.

The president was  later expected to address the Jubilee supporters outside the KICC

The IEBC chair Wafula Chebukati  has said that the nomination exercise has been generally successful.He has urged Kenyans to remain peaceful and also avoid been bribed by politicians to vote for them.

He has also assured the country that the commission will give all Kenyans the much needed attention during and even after the elections.

 

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