President William Ruto has fought off allegations that the elections were stolen.
In a quick rejoinder to the Azimio La Umoja leader Raila Odinga’s assertion that IEBC open the servers for an independent and impartial audit.
We as Azimio reject the 2022 election results. We cannot and will not recognize the Kenya Kwanza regime and consider the Kenya Kwanza government illegitimate. We don’t recognize Mr. William Ruto as the President of Kenya,” Odinga stated amid wild cheers from the crowd at Kamukunji grounds.
Ruto responded, “We know where he is heading. All this circus is so that we have a handshake because that is what he has done will all regimes since Moi. My friends, isn’t it time you change tactics?” he posed. “There’s no way you will outwit me. Forget about matters handshake”
Ruto also warned the opposition against disruption of the economy through protests.
“We will not allow you to disrupt our economy. That will not happen,” stated.
Raila Odinga had also vehemently opposed the idea of a handshake with Ruto regime.
Analysts in the political and economic sectors had a field day airing their views of the brewing political storm.
“According to the IEBC whistleblower data, we won handily with over 2 million votes. The people of the mountain voted for us as they have never done before. I want to thank the inhabitants of the mountain for giving me an insurmountable margin in the election,” Raila stated.
On one part, the economy is still in taters and over taxation by the Ruto regime isn’t helping matters even as the securities exchange sinks further into the red.
According to reports, foreign investors pulled out Sh23.9 billion out of the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) in 2022, the highest outflows in three years, as they took flight from the market on heightened global risks.
Heightened political tensions and business disruptions especially in Nairobi will hurt things more.
However, to Ruto it will be an easy escape route to blame the turmoil on his lack of robust measures to help the economy.
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