President Uhuru Kenyatta has reacted to the Supreme Court ruling after it nullified the August 8 Presidential election.
What we gathered from Uhuru Kenyatta's address after Supreme Court nullified the election
"I personally disagree with the ruling that has been made today"
In a televised address to the nation, Mr. Kenyatta, who was declared winner of the polls by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, differed with the court ruling made by Chief Justice David Maraga on Friday morning.
“I personally disagree with the ruling that has been made today but I respect it as much as I disagree with it,” said a visibly disgruntled Mr. Kenyatta.
The President argued that the six-bench judge could not go against will of millions of Kenyans who voted and made their choice.
“I disagree with it because millions of Kenyans queued, made their choice and six people have decided that they will go against the will of the people,” said Mr. Kenyatta who was flanked by his deputy William Ruto.
Even then, he urged for all Kenyans to maintain peace following the historic ruling that was lauded by the National Super Alliance party leaders and a section of Kenyans as well.
The Head-of-state maintained that his Jubilee Party holds a majority of the Senate and Gubernatorial positions and said that he will be going for the second round slated for two months from today.
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