I have not called for demos on Election Day, Raila

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After the August 8 election, Odinga contested the results, claiming that election officials rigged the vote in favor of Kenyatta.

This comes as the country is divided in opinion over the current political situation where NASA leader Raila Odinga says there shall be no election while President Uhuru Kenyatta has insisted that there shall be an election.

The country's Supreme Court is still hearing several cases challenging the legality of Thursday's poll or Odinga's withdrawal.

Opposition leader Raila Odinga, who withdrew his candidacy from the re-run, called on his supporters to protest what they perceive are ongoing problems with the election commission.

The government has declared Wednesday, October 25 a public holiday.

Kenyan police fired teargas and shots in the air to scatter a small number of demonstrators in Nairobi on Tuesday.

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IEBC commissioners, they argue, are serving partisan interests and Chairman Wafula Chebukati has publicly admitted that he can not guarantee credible election. The confrontations occurred amid bustling traffic and forced some city workers and passers-by to hurry away from clouds of tear gas.

The president's main rival Odinga has vowed that there would be no elections on October 26 and called for countrywide protests on that day.

Mr Khalef Khalifa, Mr Samuel Mohochi and Mr Gacheke Gachuhi claim the electoral commission is divided and can not guarantee a fair and credible poll. He called the Supreme Court justices "crooks" after they nullified his re-election. She then fled to the United States, saying she feared for her safety.

The petitioners to the Supreme Court cited Akombe's comments about the electoral commission's ability to conduct a credible vote in their written arguments.

The board said it was impossible to meet other demands - such as changing the technology provider - in the short time frame allotted for new elections.

Last week, the head of the election board said it was not clear a free and fair vote could take place due to intimidation and political interference.