Josphat Nanok who was elected governor on an Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) ticket attended President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta’s inauguration on Tuesday.
Governor Nanok, who had been a fierce critic of President Uhuru Kenyatta was spotted arriving at the Kasarani stadium moments before the head of state and his Deputy William Ruto’s arrival.
The governor skipped a memorial rally which the opposition had planned to take place at the Jacaranda grounds.
Governor Nanok joined 25 Jubilee governors who were in attendance accompanied by other dignitaries from around the world.
The Turkana Governor was the only opposition leader who attended President Kenyatta’s swearing-in ceremony despite his allegiance to Raila Odinga.
The Opposition coalition had categorically stated that it did not recognize president Uhuru’s re-election and its leaders skipped the inauguration at Kasarani despite being invited to attend.
Two people were shot dead in Soweto on Tuesday as police manned Jacaranda grounds to prevent NASA’s memorial service.
Additionally, the president promised Kenyans a presidency where he would serve all Kenyans regardless of how they voted.
President Uhuru further emphasized that the election process has come to an end but Raila earlier said he wanted a fresh vote in 90 days.