Raila: Why I challenged IEBC's move to declare Uhuru president

Prime Minister Raila Odinga addresses a news conference in Nairobi March 16, 2013. Mr Odinga said he would challenge Uhuru Kenyatta's win in the General Election. He is flanked by Kalonzo Musyoka (left) and other Cord leaders. JENNIFER MUIRURI

What you need to know:

Grounds on which Cord case stands

  • IEBC failed to carry out proper and valid voter registration in accordance with Article 83 of the Constitution
  • In some constituencies, the number of votes cast exceeded the number of registered voters
  • IEBC allowed a mobile phone service provider to co-host both its server and that of the TNA
  • IEBC electronic results transmission systems adopted were poorly selected and designed
  • IEBC failed to conduct transparent, verifiable and accountable elections

Prime Minister Raila Odinga on Saturday outlined an alleged string of malpractices he said occurred in the just-concluded electoral process which informed his decision to challenge the presidential results at the Supreme Court.


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