IEBC deals Wavinya Ndeti fatal blow in Machakos gubernatorial race

June 8, 2017 4:23 pm
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The IEBC nominations disputes tribunal chaired by Wafula Chebukati has nullified Wavinya’s nomination as the Wiper candidate after establishing that she is still a member of her Chama Cha Uzalendo party/FILE

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 8 – Wavinya Ndeti has been knocked out of the Machakos gubernatorial race for being a member of two political parties.

The IEBC nominations disputes tribunal chaired by Wafula Chebukati has nullified Wavinya’s nomination as the Wiper candidate after establishing that she is still a member of her Chama Cha Uzalendo party.

The nullification is a reprieve for incumbent Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua.

The petition challenging Wavinya’s candidature was filed by Kyalo Peter Kyuli, a Member of County Assembly who argued that Kalonzo Musyoka’s Wiper allowed a stranger to participate in its nominations held on April 30 having failed to beat the defection deadline on April 5.

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