President Uhuru Kenyatta has made public that the elections will be held within the 60-day period set out in the constitution. This follows the nullification of the august polls by the Supreme Court saying that the electoral agency IEBC will conduct the awaited polls.
Ahead of the highly anticipated verdict by the Supreme Court bench, President Uhuru Kenyatta made it clear urging the opposition to adhere to the constitution provision on the conduct of a repeat poll.
The President warned the opposition against threats and intimidation directed at the IEBC officials and instead prepare for a fierce battle at the ballot
Following one of NASA demands to remove chief executive Ezra Chiloba from the secretariat Jubilee leaders said that the move was aimed at derailing the October Polls with the President dismissing fears of a constitution crisis if a fresh election is not held within 60 days
The president spoke when he met a delegation of leaders from 6 constituencies in Narok County led by governor Samuel Ole Tunai who lauded him for respecting the Supreme Court ruling.
The leaders pledge to mount an aggressive campaign in support of President Kenyatta’s re-election and boost the votes from 54% to 90% in Narok County.
The President welcomed 8,000 members from Narok County, at which former gubernatorial candidate Patrick ole Ntutu and 10 MCAs pledged full support for his re-election campaign.