The European Union Observation Mission has hailed the October 26th repeat presidential election, saying it was better conducted compared to the annulled August 8th election.
The observer mission also lauded the media for extensively covering the election.
"Based on the lessons learned in the August 8 election, media representatives demonstrated commitment to providing live autonomous reporting of tallying," EOM said.
"In 17 out of the 19 constituencies observed by the EUEOM, the tallying process was positively assessed as being orderly and transparent," the statement reads.
The mission further points out there was notable improvements on transmission of results. It however noted the electoral commission encountered challenges and singled out the incident involving Kandara MP Alice Wahome and the returning officer.
"The IEBC failed to hold effective consultation with the parties to assist with the challenges it was confronted with," EOM said.
It further called on political leaders to give space to judiciary and IEBC to deliver their mandate without interference.
President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner of the election with 98 per cent of the votes cast after National Super Alliance leader leader Raila Odinga withdrew from the race citing lack of confidence with the electoral commission.
Uhuru garnered 7,483,895 votes from the 38 percent voter turn our compared to 78 percent during the cancelled August 8th election.
Opposition leader Raila Odinga ha said he will not recognize President Uhuru and pushing for a fresh election in 90 days.