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Governor Nyong’o Wins Poll Case Against Jack Ranguma

Anyang' Nyong'o
Anyang' Nyong'o
Anyang' Nyong'o
Anyang’ Nyong’o

The Court of Appeal has dismissed a petition by Jack Ranguma against |Kisumu Governor Prof Anyang’ Nyong’o citing lack of merit in the case.

Ranguma, the former Kisumu governor, lost to Prof. Nyong’o in the 2017 Kisumu Gubernatorial race and moved to the High Court in a suit against the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), the county Returning Officer and Prof. Nyong’o. The judge further ordered that Ranguma pay Ksh.5million in damages to the respondents.

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Dissatisfied with the decision, Ranguma moved to the Court of Appeal to seek redress.

The appeal judge observed that after examining the petition, there was no specific nature of electoral fraud committed by the respondents.

Ranguma also accused Justice David Majanja, who dismissed the case, of making errors by disregarding witness statements.

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Francis Muli

Written by Francis Muli

Senior reporter at Kahawa Tungu, Muli has a passion for human interest stories. He believes in unearthing societal rots that have been hidden from the public eye. He has also carved himself a niche in writing business stories. He has worked for various organisations including Kenya Television Service, Business Today among others. Follow him on Twitter @FmuliKE.

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