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BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,21ST JULY 2018-Homa Bay Governor Cyprian Awiti says he will bonce back following the court’s decision to nullify his re-election.Through his twitter handle on Saturday Awiti has also announced that he will be appealing the nullification of his re-election at the Supreme Court.
Governor Awiti said he reached the decision after consulting Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga.
On Thursday, the Court of Appeal endorsed the High Court ruling cancelling his win in the August 2017 election following a petition by former Kasipul MP Oyugi Magwanga.
“I am proceeding to the Supreme Court to appeal the ruling of the Court of Appeal over the Homa Bay County gubernatorial election,” he wrote.
County Secretary Isaiah Ogwe said: “We are set to appeal the ruling of the Court of Appeal at the Supreme Court; county operations are running as usual.”
Mr Magwanga said he is ready for the election.
“Homa Bay County yearns for change, we should not delay this by further court battles,” he said.