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Lenny Kivuti Heads To Supreme Court Seeking To Oust Embu Governor Martin Wambora

Former Embu Senator Lenny Kivuti has moved to Supreme Court to challenge the Court of Appeal’s decision to uphold election of Governor Martin Nyaga Wambora.

On August 17, the Court of Appeal overturned High Court’s decision to nullify Martin Wambora’s re-election as Embu governor, saying that the irregularities cited by the opponent Lenny Kivuti could not be attributable to him.

In February, the High Court sitting in Embu nullified Mr Wambora’s poll win citing massive irregularities that it said compromised the integrity of the process.

Justice William Musyoka had said the vote recount and scrutiny, which he ordered in January, unearthed various irregularities that cast doubts on the outcome of the August 8 governor’s contest.

Read: Embu Governor Martin Wambora Loses Seat

Mr Wambora became the first governor to be impeached when, in 2014, he faced twin impeachments following a fallout with county politicians.

The impeachments were however overturned by the court.

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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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