Court of Appeal validates Babu Owino’s win

Court of Appeal validates Babu Owino’s win

Embakasi East MP Paul Ongili better known as Babu Owino, has had his election validated. Three judges of the Court of Appeal overturned a High Court judgement nullifying the Orange Democratic Movement MP’s win.In their decision, Justices Mohammed Warsame, Daniel Musinga and Kathurima M’Inoti said the nullification of the results on account of recount and scrutiny was not founded in law.They said the irregularities noted in the results did not fundamentally affect the final outcome. The court also said Justice Joseph Sergon, who nullified the August 8 election, did not demonstrate how the violence affected the final outcome. Further, the judges said claims that Ongili, intimidated the returning officer were unfounded.