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(From The Nation (Kenya) - AAGM)
Byline: Nation Team
Leaders across the political divide yesterday reacted sharply to the results of the latest opinion poll indicating that Narc presidential candidate Mwai Kibaki was ahead of the pack.
All the three major parties fielding presidential candidates against Mr Kibaki rejected the opinion poll results, saying they were premature, doctored and flawed.
In separate statements, Ford People's Mr Simeon Nyachae and Social Democratic Party's Mr James Orengo dismissed the results as "premature", saying they was conducted before the controversial party nominations were completed.
Kanu's candidate for Eldama-Ravine, Mr Musa Sirma, also dismissed the results, saying they were doctored to please the International Republican Institute (IRI) which he accused of favouring the Opposition.
"We know the institute is funding the Opposition and they are their sympathisers," he told Nation.
Mr Sirma claimed that Narc leaders were propagating falsehoods in their campaigns and expressed confidence that Kenyans would still vote for Kanu's Mr Uhuru Kenyatta.
The fifth presidential candidate, Mr David Waweru Ng'ethe of Chama Cha Uma, was …