William Ruto announced as the 5th President of Kenya

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IEBC has announced William Ruto as the 5th President of Kenya. The former DP of the republic of Kenya was announced by Wafula Chebukati despite rejection by 4 commissioners.

Ruto garnered over 50% of the total votes, which is the minimum threshold for one to become a president of Kenya. His closest competitor garnered over 48% of the total votes cast.

Raila Odinga was expected at the Bomas of Kenya today but he refused to appear,prompting Chebukati to announce Ruto as the president in his absence.

Ruto will be sworn in few days from now.