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Babu Owino Now Blames Uhuru for Raila’s Loss: ‘It Was a Long Con Game’

MP Babu Owino and Azimio la Umoja presidential aspirant Raila Odinga PHOTO/COURTESY

Embakasi East MP Babu Owino has shared a cryptic message aimed at President Uhuru Kenyatta on his Facebook page.

This is ahead of the delivery of the Supreme Court verdict on the presidential petition slated for today, Monday, September 5.

Taking to Facebook, the MP shared a photo alongside Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Alliance flag bearer and sympathized with him.

Without mentioning names, Babu Owino claimed that Raila was ‘played’ on his quest to become president and eventually lost it.

“Baba you will forever be my hero. They played you all along. It was a long con. We live to fight another day,” the MP wrote.

On August 14, Babu Owino also shared a statement online where he questioned President Uhuru Kenyatta’s silence as IEBC verified the presidential election results.

In a statement on social media, the MP asked the Head of State to act and secure what he terms Raila’s win.

“President Uhuru Kenyatta you must act now or was this a long con? Baba has won the elections just Protect his win. What’s the point of Kenyans voting if we rig out the winner?” He wrote.

In other news, a section of international media has praised Kenya’s August 9 General Elections as one of the most transparent elections.

The presidential election was the most watched election with William Ruto who was eventually declared the winner battling it out with his main rival Raila Odinga.

New York Times and BBC are among international media houses that has commended Kenya on how it conducted the election.

In an article on its website, New York says that the election was more transparent than in most European countries.

It adds that the Kenyan election was way more transparent than the US election system, further wondering about the Supreme Court petition despite the transparency of the election.

In the other hand, BBC scrutinized claims made in the presidential petition and even called called agents from areas that votes were reportedly deducted from Raila and given to Ruto.

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In their report, BBC said it found all the claims to be untrue.


MP Babu Owino and President Uhuru Kenyatta PHOTO/COURTESY

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