Masoud Mwahima loses, rejects poll results

Journalist Mohamed Ali (right) receives his certificate for member of National Assembly from Nyali constituency returning officer Mwanajuma Ali. Mr Ali is among newcomers who won seats in Tuesday’s elections. PHILIP MUYANGA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Ms Mboko, an ODM diehard and a close ally of the party leader Raila Odinga and his deputy Hassan Joho, garnered 27,462 votes against Mr Mwahima’s 14,684.

  • But on Friday, Mr Mwahima contested the results and vowed to seek redress in court.

  • In Changamwe, MP Omar Mwinyi of ODM carried the day while Mvita MP Abdulswamad Nassir also won the voters favour.

  • In Jomvu, MP Badi Twalib of ODM was declared the winner.

Veteran coast politician Masoud Mwahima was one of the biggest casualties in Tuesday elections after being beaten by outgoing Mombasa woman representative Mishi Mboko in the Likoni MP seat race


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