High court will on Friday rule whether the scrutiny of election materials used in the Wajir Gubernatorial election on August 8th will be done in Wajir County.
In a petition the former governor together with Muhumed Abdi are seeking a declaration that the governor elect was not validly elected to the position and that the declaration of the results is invalid, null and void.
Through lawyers Ombati Mwanza and Jesse Oduor, the two argue that Mohamud was not validly cleared as a candidate for the Wajir Gubernatorial position for he did not satisfy the required education requirements.
The former governor argues that the incumbent’s clearance to be a candidate for the position of Governor Wajir County in the August 8th elections was obtained fraudulently on the basis of a forged degree certificate allegedly from Kampala Uganda.
They further seeks an order directing the IEBC to organize and conduct a fresh election in strict conformity with the constitution and elections Act 2011.
The petitioners avers that the returning officer relied on invalid and unauthenticated results from various polling stations to declare the incumbent as the winner of the ‘impugned election