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Fate on Wavinya petition against Mutua to be known in February

By Erastus Mulwa | Published Tue, January 30th 2018 at 00:00, Updated January 29th 2018 at 22:50 GMT +3

Machakos residents will on February 9 know whether they will go to a by-election.

Justice Aggrey Muchelule, who was hearing a petition filed by former Kathiani MP Wavinya Ndeti (pictured) challenging Governor Alfred Mutua’s victory in last year’s General Election, revealed yesterday after hearing the final submissions by all the lawyers.

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In Monday’s session, which was attended by NASA co-principals Kalonzo Musyoka and Musalia Mudavadi, Ms Ndeti’s lawyers submitted that the election was marred by irregularities and illegalities.