Kenyatta's becomes Kenya's fourth president
NAIROBI, Mar 09, 2013 (Xinhua via COMTEX) --
Kenya's electoral body on Saturday
declared Uhuru Kenyatta as the President of the Republic of Kenya
after gaining 6.17 million votes to beat his closest challenger
Raila Odinga in the historic elections held on March 4.
Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman
Isaack Hassan said Kenyatta, the son of Kenya's founding father,
won the tenth elections since independence by attaining the legal
threshold required in law.
"I therefore declare Uhuru Kenyatta the duly elected president
of the Republic of Kenya," Hassan told the nation in a live
He said Kenyatta attained 25 percent in 32 out of 47 counties
required to avoid a run-off.
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