Why petitioners seek to nullify October 26 presidential poll

Mr Njonjo Mue at the Supreme Court of Kenya on November 6, 2017. He filed a petition against the October 26 presidential election, a few minutes to the deadline. PHOTO | SAM KIPLAGAT | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Former Trade assistant minister Harun Mwau and activists Njonjo Mue and Khalef Khalifa have filed petitions against the October 26 presidential election.
  • They argue that fresh nominations were not carried out before the election.
  • They say the IEBC did not conduct the fresh election in strict conformity with the applicable laws.

Two presidential election petitions were filed on Monday signalling another wait for the swearing in of President Uhuru Kenyatta or another round of a fresh election.

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