Raila Odinga has ridiculed Ruto’s plan to have parallel tallying centre for the coming general elections saying “he’s has Sensed Defeat”
Raila Odinga, the leader of the ODM, has slammed Deputy President William Ruto’s plan for a second tallying center in the upcoming general election.
Ruto said his Kenya Kwanza Alliance would set up a parallel tallying facility to examine the transmission of results from polling locations to election headquarters in the August 9 polls while speaking to Kenyans in the United Kingdom on Monday, March 7, as part of his 10-day visit.
While speaking to a thinktank in the United States, he stated his worries about the polls’ veracity.
Ruto said that the Nairobi was planning tactics to rig the presidential election.
To thwart the strategy, the deputy president hinted at preparations to safeguard his votes by establishing a rival tallying center to that of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).
Raila dismissed Ruto’s appeals to the international community and Kenya Kwanza’s plans to establish an alternative tallying center, saying the Ruto-led team had already smelled loss.
“He is already in panic mode. He is now planning to set up a parallel tallying centre. That is up to him,” Raila said while addressing rallies in Samburu on Tuesday, March 8.