No, Raila has not conceded defeat in the 2022 general elections. - iVerify Kenya

No, Raila has not conceded defeat in the 2022 general elections.

Misleading

The footage is altered. Azimio la Umoja presidential candidate Raila Odinga stated on August 16, 2022 that IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati’s declaration of William Ruto as president-elect is null and void. Raila stated that he will file a legal challenge to the presidential election results.

Raila is set to file a petition in the Supreme Court on August 22, 2022, seeking to nullify President-elect William Ruto’s victory in the August 9 vote.

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Azimio la Umoja presidential candidate Raila Odinga concedes defeat

Rating Justification

The iVerify Network of Fact-Checking Desks has fact-checked this content and established that it is Misleading.

To arrive to this conclusion, the iVerify Network of Fact-Checking Desks has conducted the following process. We discovered a video of Azimio la Umoja-One Kenya Alliance presidential candidate Raila Odinga conceding defeat on Capital FM Kenya’s YouTube channel on March 30, 2013. In the Raila stated that he accepted the Supreme Court’s ruling.

This was after Supreme Court of Kenya upheld Uhuru Kenyatta’s presidency as president-elect.

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