Mandera County Senatorial loser Aden Osman challenges election of senator Maalim Muhamud in court

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Mandera County Senatorial aspirant Aden Osman (right) and gubernatorial aspirant Hassan Noor(left) outside Milimani Law Courts

A senatorial loser for Mandera County seat in the just concluded General Elections has filed a petition challenging the election of Senator elect Mohamed Maalim Muhamud.

Aden Osman who garnered 62,769 against Muhamud’s 71890 claims that the election was marred by massive irregularities.


Osman wants the election Mahamud nullified and a fresh election on the senatorial seat conducted in Mandera.



In the petition filed at Milimani Law Courts, the petitioner claims that there were discrepancies in figures entered in forms 38A and 37B.


Osman is seeking the court to have IEBC give log in a trail of users and equipment into their servers and Log in a trail of users into the KIEMS database management systems.


Osman filed the petition soon after the Mandera Gubernatorial aspirant Hassan Noir filed his seeking a repeat of the gubernatorial seat of Mandera.


Noir also argues that the gubernatorial elections were marred with irregularities as most of the voters who are illiterate in the area were not misled during voting.


Both further added that some of the residents were turned away without having cast their votes.