Uhuru Kenyatta has accused Britain’s envoy Christian Turner of playing a suspicious’ role in Kenya’s election by campaigning to block his victory,Capital News Kenya reports.
Kenyatta who is so far leading in the Kenya Presidential election race has accused Britain of “shadowy and suspicious” meddling in the country’s election .
“The Jubilee Alliance is deeply concerned about the shadowy, suspicious and rather animated involvement of the British High Commissioner in Kenya’s election,” said Narc leader Charity Ngilu.
“The British High Commissioner (has) been canvassing to have rejected votes tallied in an attempt to deny the Jubilee coalition outright victory.” Jubilee Claims
But on Wednesday ,UK denied meddling in Kenya’s electoral process and reiterated that it has not endorsed any candidate participating in the polls.
A statement from the Foreign Office said the election was a choice for Kenyans alone and that the UK government respected the sovereign will, and the authority of the IEBC and Kenyan institutions to deliver it.
“Claims of British interference including by the High Commission in the electoral process are entirely false and misleading,” a Foreign Office spokesman said.