Kenyatta asks Supreme Court to dismiss petitions challenging his win

By Ssebuliba Samuel.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked Supreme Court to dismiss two election petitions challenging his win.

In more than 10 affidavits filed in opposition to the petitions, President Kenyatta says the petitioners have made unsubstantiated claims.

Kenyatta said that it is deceitful and misleading for the petitioners to masquerade as bona fide defenders of the public interest,” he said in a statement.

He President Kenyatta accuses Nasa of deliberately setting out to make a brazenly unlawful attempt to ensure that no repeat election would be held as scheduled on October 26.

The Supreme Court is yet to hear these petitions