Governors Nyagarama, Wambora survive petitions
SEE ALSO :'The dead' appear in board meetingsNyambati was Governor Nyagarama’s closest rival. He garnered 58,936 votes against the incumbent’s 63,949. For Embu, Governor Wambora and his supporters celebrated after the Supreme Court ruling which threw out a petition by former Senator Lenny Kivuti. The judges upheld the Court of Appeal’s ruling, saying Kivuti’s petition lacked merit. This was after the Appellate Court overturned the High Court decision in August last year. In another ruling, the Supreme Court also upheld the election of James Lusweti as Kabuchai MP. The judges overturned the Court of Appeal ruling nullifying Lusweti’s election, saying he was validly elected. The MP was declared winner with 18,485 votes against Nabangi’s 18,062 in the August 8 election.
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