Kenya’s Supreme Court nullifies presidential elections

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An historic decision has been made in Kenya as it’s Supreme Court has nullified the just concluded presidential elections.

The decision has made invalid the election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in a presidential contest between him and a popular opponent, Ralia Odinga.

The Supreme Court has also ordered a fresh elections in the next 90 days.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has responded in a stern manner. He said he personally disagree with the ruling but he will respect the decision as it is the rule of law.

According to him, the decision was not the true picture of what transpired at the elections.

“Six people have come together to decide for over 70 million people”.

Ralia Odinga said the decision was a victory for the people. He called for a prosecution of the electoral commission because they perpetrated the irregularities at the polls.

Kenyan shares and Dollar plummeted beyond normal as a result of the development.

The Nairobi Stock Exchange, NSE, halted trades for about 30 minutes immediately the news broke.