Gatundu North MP Wanjiku Kibe loses her seat through a petion

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BY JOAN WANJIKU,KIAMBU,1ST MARCH 2018-Gatundu North MP Wanjiku Kibe has has lost her seat after the high court on Thursday upheld a petition challenging her election.

The High Court in Kiambu on Thursday said the election held on August 8, 2017 was marred by “massive irregularities”.

Judge Joel Ngugi indicted the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) for the mistakes.

The petition was filed by Mr Clement Waibara who served as the area MP between 2007 and 2013.In his petition Waibara claimed that he had witnessed first hand voter bribery and well as numerous malpractices that were overlooked by IEBC in declaring Wanjiku a winner .

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