Hitches mar ODM nomination exercise in Mombasa,Tana River,Kilifi and Kwale

BY KORIR JUMA/CORRESPONDENT MOMBASA,22ND APRIL 2017-Anomalies have been reported  at the  Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) primaries  planned for  Saturday, April 22 morning in four coastal counties of Kilifi,Tana River,Mombasa and Kwale.

In Tana River County, there were delays in the delivery of the voting material.

Voters were on queue since 5:00 am only for the ballot and boxes to arrive at around 11:00 am.

Among those caught up in the confusion is former journalist Mohamed Ali who is seeking the Nyali Parliamentary seat with his name missing from the party register at Mlaleo Primary School.

Ali is now demanding the nomination process be stopped until the anomaly is corrected as he cannot cast his ballot further alleging a ploy by his opponents to rig him out of the primaries.

The delay in start of voting has also been reported in most parts of Kwale County, with ballot papers and boxes yet to arrive at polling stations, with voters who arrived since 6:00 am being agitated by the delays.

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