Women leaders in Kisii County have lauded the supreme Court judgment for upholding the victory of President-elect William Ruto.
The president-elect who vied on a UDA, Kenya Kwanza ticket successfully defended his declared win contested by Azimio La Umoja’s candidate Raila Odinga.
Former Maendeleo Ya Wanawake in the Gusii chapter, Mrs. Florence Manduku termed the court’s ruling as mature and timely adding that it is God’s intervention.
The country has been experiencing petitions after every general election which led to post-election violence but this time Kenyans have shown maturity.
Women and children have been victims of post-election election violence, especially in the 2007 elections. She thanked the two leaders for calming down their supporters in maintaining peace thought.
Kenyans burst into jubilation in the streets saying justice had eventually prevailed.
She petitioned the newly reaffirmed president to embrace those who did not vote for him in the just concluded general elections for inclusivity and unity.
The newly elect President William Ruto will be sworn in on 13, Sept 2022.
Member of council of elders expressed hope that the president will implement what he pledged to the electorate including considering to economically empower the lowly in society.
BY MUSA MARANGA