How Jubilee supporters in Nakuru celebrated Supreme Court rulling

Jubilee supporters in Nakuru led by Nakuru Town East MP David Gikaria took to the streets in celebrations minutes after the Supreme Court upheld the victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta in the October 26th repeat presidential elections.
The celebrations in Nakuru led to a huge traffic snarl up along Kenyatta Avenue as well as Mburu Gichua roads.
Addressing the Jubilee supporters in Nakuru’s CBD, Gikaria commended the Supreme court ruling for dismissing the petitions that had no merits.
“We want to commend the Supreme Court for dismissing the petitions that had been filed. Now is time to work and let the presidency be respected” he said.
The area MP also took the opportunity to convey apologies from a section of Nakuru leaders among them MCAs as well as Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika whom the MP said were attending to other official matters outside Nakuru County.
Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui was also expected to address the residents on the same.
Interviewed residents who were in jovial moods also commended the Supreme Court for upholding the October 26th elections and called on Kenyans to maintain peace.
“We are happy the Supreme Court has made a ruling and we want to call o all Kenyans to maintain peace so that we can now focus on development” said one of the residents.
Sentiments echoed by Anthony Maina who is a business person at the Nakuru’s Top Market who stated that they had lost a lot as business people.
He called on the Government to ensure peace and that those who will try to incite Kenyans to violence should face the law.
“We want to thank God that we now have a President as per the rulling.We want peace to prevail and anyone who is trying to incite Kenyans should face the law” he said.
The Supreme Court on Monday morning in a unanimous decision dismissed the petitions challenging the validity of the October 26 presidential election.
The bench in a oneness of mind, found that the two separate petitions, that of Harun Mwau and that of Khelef Khalifa and Njonjo Mwau, failed to show that the poll was so fundamentally flawed to warrant a nullification.

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