Joho wants election petition struck out
21 May 2013, 09:15
Mombasa - Daily Nation reports Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho wants a court to throw out an election petition filed against him by Suleiman Shahbal.
Joho's lawyer Mohammed Balala, told the court that the petition by Shahbal was filed after the publication of results in a gazette notice when that should have been done soon after the returning officer made the announcement.
Balala further said that a distinction on the words publication, declaration and determination should be made by the court as they appear in Article 39 in respect to election petitions.
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