Joho’s lawyer, Mohammed Balala on Wednesday said Omar’s request for fresh polls was invalid as the petition did not enjoin Deputy Michael Kingi.
Omar has stated that there will be ‘by elections’ in Mombasa after the court hears his case. He says that the governor election was marred with irregularities.
He accused Joho of voter bribery, allegations the county boss has denied.
The former legislator is expected to respond within 14 days.
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