Politics President Uhuru Kenyatta re-elected

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Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman Wafula Chebukati made the announcement.

play Kenyan President elect, Uhuru Kenyatta. (Twitter)
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Uhuru Kenyatta has been re-elected the president of the republic of Kenya in the just concluded Kenya's general election.

Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman Wafula Chebukati made the announcement on Friday evening at Bomas of Kenya.

According to the official results, Kenyatta garnered 8,203,290 (54.27%) votes against his closest political rival NASA Presidential candidate, Raila Odinga's 6,762,224 (44.74%) votes to secure his second and last term in office.

President Uhuru also attained the constitutional requirement of attaining at least 25% of votes  in at least 24 counties by securing 25% in 35 counties.

International election monitors and the African Union have announced the election was free and fair.