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Governor Cyprian Awiti To Appeal ‘Unfair’ Decision Nullifying Election

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The governor of Homabay Cyprian Awiti whose election was nullified by the High court has said that he will appeal the decision of the court because he believes he won the election.

According to the press statement released by Cyprian Awiti he said that justice is for the highest bidder and that is the main reason why he lost his seat.

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He added that the court has subjected the people Homabay to another period of electioneering and that they will be lagging behind as a county instead of focusing on the development of the county.

Judge Joseph Karanja that the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) did not conduct a free and fair election according to the law.

The petition which was filed by independent candidate Magwanga who was second in the August 8. Awiti garnered 210,173 votes against Magwanga’s 189,060. Magwanga was running as an independent after failing to clinch the ODM nomination in a bruising battle that split the county into roughly two equally strong support bases.

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