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Appeal against governor election fails to start

By Nderitu Gichure | Published Thu, June 14th 2018 at 00:00, Updated June 13th 2018 at 22:42 GMT +3
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The hearing of an appeal against the election of Governor Ndiritu Muriithi failed to kick off yesterday after one of the judges was bereaved.

The case was before a three-judge bench comprising Fatuma Sichale, Asike Makhandia and Sankale ole Kantai in the Court of Appeal sitting in Nyeri.

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Only Ms Sichale showed up and informed the lawyers that Justice Makhandia had lost his father on Sunday.

She said the appeal was filed on March 2 and, therefore, should be disposed by September 5.

She directed that the case be heard on July 10 and 11.

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