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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