Kenyans are just a heartbeat away from their president-elect following heightened activities by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) at Bomas of Kenya, the National Tallying Centre.
The development comes six days after Kenyans went to the polls on Tuesday, August 9, to elect their set of leaders for the next five years.
Data by the IEBC showed that out of the 22 million registered voters, slightly above 50 per cent turned up to vote.
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6:00pm: Chebukati announced that Former Prime Minister Odinga Raila received 6,942930 representing 48.85% while William Ruto got 7,176,141 votes representing 50.4 per cent.
5:59pm: IEBC Chairperson Wafula Chebukati notes that some of his staff members were arrested while his commissioners were injured.
5:47pm: Deputy President William Ruto returns to Bomas of Kenya.
5:35pm: Chaos break out at Bomas of Kenya shortly after IEBC Chairperson Wafula Chebukati arrives. The Chairperson was whisked away to safety.
5:26pm: IEBC Chairperson Wafula Chebukati arrives at Bomas of Kenya.
5:24pm: Four IEBC Commissioners led by Vice-Chairperson Juliana Cherera issue a statement at Serena Hotel. Cherera and the four commissioners accused IEBC of opaqueness.
"We cannot take ownership of the results that are going to be announced because of the opaque nature with which these results have been handled.
"We urge Kenyans to be peaceful because the rule of the law is going to prevail."
4:45pm: National Chief Agent for Azimio la Umoja Coalition, Saitabao Ole Kanchory, accuses IEBC of electoral malpractices and claims the commission's servers were hacked.
"We have intelligence reports that the IEBC system was penetrated and hacked and that some of the IEBC officials had actually committed intellectual offences and some of them ought to be arrested.
"We were not in any position to ask our party leader to come before we actually verify results, which we have not done," Kanchory stated.
Follow the event live:
4:08pm: Deputy President William Ruto's mother, Mama Sarah Cheruiyot Ruto, arrives at Bomas to witness the unveiling of the Presidential results.
3:48pm: Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka headed to Bomas for the Presidential results announcements.
3:14pm: IEBC postpones the announcement of the President-elect from 3:00pm to 4:00pm. Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, Deputy President William Ruto, Roots Party's George Wajackoyah and Agano Party's David Mwaura are in the race
3:00pm: Deputy President William Ruto arrives at Bomas of Kenya as IEBC Chair Wafula Chebukati prepares to announce the President-elect.
2:35pm: Deputy President William Ruto leaves his Karen home to Bomas Kenya - the national tallying center,
2:20pm: Security beefed up at the home of former Prime Minister Raila Odinga's home in Karen, Nairobi.
2:15pm: Nairobi Governor-elect Johnson Sakaja arrives at Bomas of Kenya ahead of Presidential-elect announcement.
2:00pm: Roots Party Running Wamae arrives at Bomas of Kenya.
1:05pm: Outgoing Murang'a Woman Representative Sabina Chege and her Laikipia counterpart cate Waruguru arrive at Bomas.
12:59 pm: IEBC sends out invitation noting that the official announcement of the President-elect is slated for 3:00pm. Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, Deputy President William Ruto, Roots Party's George Wajackoyah and Agano Party's David Mwaura are in the race.
12:53pm: Westlands MP-elect Tim Wanyonyi and outgoing nominated Senator Millicent Omanga arrive at Bomas of Kenya.
12:40pm: Deputy President William Ruto and his allies prepare to leave his Karen home for the big announcement at Bomas of Kenya.
12:00pm: Roots Party presidential candidate George Wajackoyah and his Agano party counterpart, David Mwaure, have arrived at the Bomas of Kenya ahead of the announcement by IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati's.
11:30am: Security beefed up at Bomas of Kenya even as the IEBC maintained that all Presidential candidates and their families will be accorded front row seats.
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