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Raila clinches diaspora vote

06 March 2013, 14:09 Dennis Omido

Nairobi - Cord presidential candidate Raila Odinga has led in Diaspora vote according to the official results announced by IEBC chairman Isaack Hassan.

Raila garnered 1124 votes against 951 votes by his Jubilee counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta.

According to IEBC CEO James Oswago, they actual votes cast and announced at every polling station were now being announced.

IEBC chairman said so far 53 Returning Officers have arrived at the National Tallying Centre and helicopters have been sent to airlift those who have not yet reached in Nairobi.

He assured presidential candidates of regular and timely announcement of results as they are received saying that the process will be transparent.

The commission has now officially announced results from the Diaspora, Kajiado South and Central respectively.

 IEBC chair Hassan assured candidates and supporters that the commission will make regular and timely announcement of results as and when received.

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