Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has pledged to work harder after securing a second term in office.
Speaking after the result of Tuesday’s election was announced, Kenyatta called on the opposition to work with him towards strengthening national unity and peace.
“As with any competition, there shall always be winners and there shall be losers, but we all belong to one great nation, called Kenya. And I extend a hand of friendship, I extend a hand of cooperation, I extend a hand of partnership, knowing fully well that this country needs all of us pulling together in order for us to succeed. And Kenyans want us to succeed, “president-elect Uhuru Kenyatta said.
Kenyatta’s rivals said going to court is not an alternate insisting that Kenyans have the solution.
“Every time a Kenyan has been killed, assassinated the Kenyan people have stood for the truth. Every time an election has been stolen the Kenyan people have stood up to make sure that changes are made to make Kenya a better place. So I have great hope with the Kenyan people,” NASA Chief Agent, Senator James Oremgo told reporters.
Meanwhile as Kenya’s opposition struggles to swallow the bitter pill of loosing the election, jubilation continues in the ruling party strongholds. Right now it is difficult to say what the future holds as the opposition insists the results do not represent the true verdict.