Carnival atmosphere in Kenyatta stronghold as faithful await final result

People are coming out in the rain to dance in the streets of Nakuru town in Kenya’s Rift Valley.

Jubilee Party supporters can be seen dressed in the party’s trademark red, officials say the celebrations are being led by Senator Susan Kihika and two MPs, David Gikaria and Ngunjiri Kimani

Nakuru is a stronghold for President Uhuru Kenyatta.

It’s not only in Nakuru that supporters of Kenya’s governing Jubilee Party are celebrating in anticipation of what they believe will be victory for their leader, Uhuru Kenyatta.

The party faithful are gathered at the venue where President Kenyatta is due to make a televised address once the electoral commission makes an announcement, according his spokesperson.

The electoral commission is due to make an announcement, but it is not yet clear if that will be the final result.

Mr Kenyatta has maintained strong lead in the preliminary results that has been announced.

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