Mr Kenyatta, in office since 2013, took 54.3% of votes, in front of his adversary Raila Odinga, with 44.7%.
After the declaration, Mr Kenyatta called for solidarity, telling restriction supporters: “I connect with you… We are altogether nationals of a similar republic”.
Be that as it may, the resistance dismissed the outcomes even before they were pronounced, calling the procedure an “act”.
Be that as it may, it has been embraced by worldwide onlookers. Mr Kenyatta said they had guaranteed a “free, reasonable and sound decision”.
Flames have been lit by dissidents on Nyerere Road in the core of Kisumu, a BBC columnist at the scene says.
Prior, Mr Odinga’s supporters said he had won, and distributed their own figures. The discretionary commission said this was “illicit and untimely”, and said essential numerical mistakes had been made.
Numerous spectators fear a rehash of the brutality after the debated race 10 years prior, when more than 1,100 Kenyans kicked the bucket and 600,000 were dislodged.
Raila Odinga has missed the mark again in what was his fourth and most likely last endeavor to wind up noticeably the leader of Kenya.
Surveys had demonstrated that he was tied with President Kenyatta in a race tipped to go in any case. All things considered, they weren’t right. A restriction organization together’s sponsorship for Mr Odinga was insufficient to stop Mr Kenyatta’s re-decision.
The 72-year-old restriction pioneer had crusaded as a change hopeful, calling himself the scriptural Joshua and promising to lead Kenyans to Canaan, the guaranteed arrive.
Notwithstanding the way that he mobilized and energized thousands the nation over, a lion’s share of voters have rejected his message, or rather dismissed him, and grasped Mr Kenyatta’s vision of changing the nation.
This race was likewise about the political duel between the Kenyatta and Odinga families, which goes back to Kenyan autonomy in 1963. By and by, the Kenyatta camp has won.
In front of the declaration of results, one of the pioneers of the resistance Nasa union, Musalia Mudavadi, said worries in regards to the survey had not been enough tended to.
Nasa has grumbled of extortion and hacking, yet the race commission has safeguarded its procedure and says the outcomes distributed are precise.
Another best restriction official, James Orengo, said the coalition would not be indicting its issues, raising the phantom of road dissents.
He hit out at universal spectators, including previous South African President Thabo Mbeki and previous US Secretary of State John Kerry, giving occasion to feel qualms about their accreditations.
“No one should think this is the finish of the issue,” he said.
Local pioneers, including Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and Rwandan President Paul Kagame, have complimented Mr Kenyatta.