MOTION ON HIS EXCELLENCY KENYA’S PRESIDENT-ELECT DR WILLIAM RUTO

The African National Congress moves without notice: That the House

  1. notes that Kenya’s Supreme Court upheld the recent election win of President-elect Dr William Ruto on Monday, 5 September 2022, unanimously dismissing claims by petitioners that the vote was rigged;
  2. further notes that the seven-judge court ruled that results of the August 9 2022 presidential election were valid under the constitution and electoral law;
  3. welcomes the statement by former Prime Minister and competitor, Honourable Raila Odinga that he would respect the court’s ruling; 
  4. acknowledges the peaceful election process that the Kenyan people engaged in to ensure a credible outcome; and
  5. congratulates His Excellency, Dr William Ruto on his victory on becoming the fifth president of the republic of Kenya and wishes him much fortitude as he works to build a united and prosperous Kenya.