Court stops plans to declare Homa Bay governor seat vacant

Written By: Hallygan Agade

Homa Bay Governor Cyprian Awiti got a reprieve after the Supreme Court put on hold plans to declare his position vacant.

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The top court in the land has further restrained Homa Bay County Assembly Speaker from assuming the office of governor, pending the hearing and determination of an appeal filed by Awiti.

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The Court of Appeal last week dealt him a blow after it upheld the high court ruling that he was not validly elected.

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Justices Philip Waki, Fatuma Sichale and Otieno Odek noted that High Court made findings of fact that there were flaws and irregularities in vote tallying.

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On Tuesday this week Awiti matched to the apex court to contest the judgement.

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