Kenyetta ready for new poll

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Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta says he will respect the country’s Supreme Court decision to nullify this year’s presidential elections.

The court on Friday declared Kenyatta’s win null and void due to “irregularities and illegalities” committed by the electoral commission and ordered fresh elections in two months’ time.

Opposition leader Raila Odinga termed the ruling a victory for the country and Africa, as celebrations broke out in his strongholds.

Kenyatta says he is ready to go to the polls again: “I personally disagree with the ruling that has been made today. But I respect it as much as I disagree with it, because as I have said, millions of Kenyans queued made their choice – and six people have decided that they will go against the will of the people.”

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– By Sarah Kimani