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Kenya polls: CCEDU calls for tolerance  

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Added 11th August 2017 07:49 PM

"The losers should respect the outcome of the election. Kenyans do not want to live on a diet of hatred and fear."

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The Citizens' Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) has called for torelance, peace and respect for the constitution and rule of law.

The call was made by the CCEDU co-ordinator, Crispy Kaheru on Friday evening as Kenyans waited for the announcement of the winner for the August 8 presidential elections.

Kaheru called on the losers to respect the outcome of the election, emphasizing that Kenyans do not want to live on a diet of hatred and fear.                       

He encouraged the new government to consider the ethinic shades of the Kenyans when forming the new government.                      

“This will involve an inclusive discussion on the future of the nation and its political and social order,” he said.

By Friday evening, results indicated Uhuru Kenyatta leading with 54%, closely followed by Raila Odinga with 44%, although Odinga disputed the results saying the transmission had been hacked into. 

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