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Winnie Odinga: Supreme Court Judges Were Bribed KSh 1B Each to Rule in Favour of Ruto


Azimio la Umoja flag bearer Raila Odinga’s daughter, Winnie Odinga has insisted that his father was not served justice in the August 9 polls.

Raila who was contesting against President-elect William Ruto came in second in the hotly contested presidential race.

Ruto emerged victorious after garnering 7,176,141 votes; 50.49 per cent of the total votes cast.

In a tweet on Monday, September 13, Winnie made a statement that implicated IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati and the Supreme Court.

She claimed that Chebukati and judges of the Supreme Court worked with unnamed people and denied Raila his victory.

Winnie stated categorically that the judges were paid hige amounts of money to make the Supreme Court verdict in favour of Ruto.

“Judges were paid a billion a piece, CJ 1.5b, Chebukati was short-changed at 300 million he should demand his 700m. I’m writing a memoir. Let me make a PowerPoint,” she said.

She later pulled down the tweet.

In other news, Ruto ruled out the possibility of working with Raila.

Ruto noted that he never subscribed to the so-called handshake, adding that the government works well with a strong opposition.

“I never believed in the handshake stories, I made my position clear because I believe in democracy, I believe in a government that has checks and balances

“When you have a government without doesn’t have the opposition, you run the very high risk of having a government that is not accountable precisely what we had seen over the last four years,” he said.

Ruto made it clear that he would only engage Raila as the opposition leader.

“My competitors have a role to play. I will work with my competitors in the role that the Constitution assigns the people in the opposition

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“They will provide oversight over my government and I intend to work with them in that capacity,” said Ruto.



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