Dismiss poll petitions, Uhuru Kenyatta tells Supreme Court

President Uhuru Kenyatta after he was announced winner of the repeat presidential election at the Bomas of Kenya, Nairobi County, on October 30, 2017. He says the petitions filed against his win have unsubstantiated claims. PHOTO | RAPHAEL NJOROGE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Petitioners questioned the validity of the October 26 election.
  • President Uhuru Kenyatta says the claims are unsubstantiated.
  • He says no legal provision requires fresh nominations for the repeat election.

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday asked the Supreme Court to dismiss two election petitions challenging his win.

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