It’s Anyanga vs Odege as ODM holds fresh Nyatike nominations

Cord leader Raila Odinga and Nyatike MP Edick Anyanga last Thursday in Awendo town.

By MN Reporter

Nyatike constituency has today been forced to do fresh nominations which will pick a new candidate.

This is after the Court of Appeal ordered the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) to repeat nomination exercise for Nyatike Parliamentary seat within 48 hours.

The appeal was filed by ODM aspirant Tom Odege.

Tom Odege

Lady Justice, Roseline Nambuye, quashed the orders by Justice Luka Kimaru delivered on May 31, 2017 that awarded current Member of Parliament, Peter Anyanga, the certificate.

“The nomination of Hon. Peter Anyanga in both in the judgement of Justice Luka Kimaru dated and delivered on 31st May, 2017 in the Election Petition Appeal No. 89 of 2017, arising from an appeal against the ruling delivered by the Political Parties Disputes Tribunal on the 26th May 2017 and Judgment of 9th May is hereby set aside,” ruled Justice Nambuye.

Today process will bring to an end a prolonged political battle between Odege and Anyanga.