Three Garissa voters files petition challenging election of senator Mohamed Yusuf Haji

Garissa elections
Two of the voters challenging the Garissa Senator elect results outside Milimani Law Courts.

Three voters from Garissa County have filed a petition challenging the election of Garissa Senator elect Mohamed Yusuf Haji.

Hussein Issa Abdi, Abdikadir Farah Mohamed, and Mohamed Aden Abdi claim that the senatorial election in Garissa was marred with irregularities in contravention of the election laws.


The petitioners are seeking to be granted a read only access with permission to copy specific GPRS location of each KIEMS kits and their coordinates used for Garissa County for the period between and including August 5th to 11th 2017.


The voters further seek a mandatory injection to issue to IEBC’s Ezra Chiloba, within 24hours to furnish them and their advocate the copies of the results in relation to the senatorial election of each polling station in Garissa County.


The petitioners are also seeking to be allowed to add their own padlock on the lock wherein the same election materials are to be stored to ensure there is no illegal entry until otherwise directed by the court.

They are also seeking an order to be issued to the Garissa County commandant to forthwith deploy and sign Kenya police officers to secure and keep under 24-hour watch and surveillance all election materials including electronic materials including KIEMS kits subject.

They also want to be furnished with the copy of the register used during the Garissa County Member of Senate election covering all polling stations and wards.

They further want to be provided with the exact number of ballot books issued to each polling clerk in Garissa County for the conduct of the senatorial election.