Uhuru Kenyatta has been re-elected President of Kenyan.

According to Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman, Wafula Chebukati, Kenyatta won the Thursday repeat presidential election with slightly more than 98 percent of the vote.

He said that the turnout for the vote, which was boycotted by opposition leader Raila Odinga, was just under 39 percent of the 19.6 million registered voters.

Results from 266 out of 291 constituencies displayed at the national tallying center showed Kenyatta winning 98 percent of the vote.

The electoral commission said 7,616,217 valid votes were cast, representing a turnout of 42.36 percent in areas where polls opened.