Celebrations as Chebukati declares Uhuru winner

Friday August 11 2017

Nyeri residents celebrate on August 11, 2017 after President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner of the 2017 general election. PHOTO | JOSEPH KANYI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Nyeri residents celebrate on August 11, 2017 after President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner of the 2017 general election. PHOTO | JOSEPH KANYI | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

By BEATRICE OBWOCHA
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By MARTIN KINYANJUI
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There have been celebrations after IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati officially declared Jubilee’s Uhuru Kenyatta the winner of the presidential election in the just-concluded polls.

Mr Kenyatta garnered 8,203,290 votes to beat opposition national Super Alliance (Nasa) presidential candidate Raila Odinga who garnered votes 6,762,224.