Kenya President-elect Ruto says electoral commission officials are heroes

By Thomson Reuters Aug 15, 2022 | 10:26 AM

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya’s President-elect William Ruto said on Monday that the electoral commission officials were heroes minutes after he was declared winner of a presidential vote, in a ceremony marred by scuffles and senior officials of the electoral body disowning the results.

(Reporting by Duncan Miriri; Writing by James Macharia Chege; Editing by Hugh Lawson)