Babu Owino suffers blow after the High court orders vote recount


Embakasi East MP Babu Owino has suffered a blow after the high court ordered for scrutiny and recount of votes in Embakasi East Constituency to determine the winner of the August 8 2017 election. In his deter sufficient mination, Judge Joseph Sergon ruled that the petitioner Francis Mureithi provided t reasons to warrant a recount. Mureithi who is challenging the election of Babu Owino as Embakasi East MP had filed an application for scrutiny and recount of votes cast during the 2017 August election. Judge Sergon in his ruling noted that the returning officer who was in charge of Embakasi East election admitted in court that the results he announced did not tally with the ones in form 35A.