FARAH MAALIM CHALLENGES ADEN DUALE ELECTION.

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Farah Maalim at Court registry while filing a petition against leader of majority Aden Duale on Tuesday September 5,2017 /PHOTO BY S.A.N.

BY NT CORRESPONDENT.

Former National Assembly speaker Farah Maalim wants IEBC ordered to conduct afresh parliamentary election for Garissa Township.

He is claiming that Majority leader Aden Duale was not validly elected.

In an election petition filed this afternoon challenging re-election of majority leader Aden Duale as Garissa Township Member of Parliament, Maalim says that there was massive irregularities in the August 8th elections.

Maalim wants court to direct that the respondents in the case jointly and several committed election irregularities.

He further wants the court to order IEBC to avail all material including voter registers, counterfoils used for all polling stations and electronic devices and equipment for the Garissa Townships Parliamentary Election within 48 hours.

He claims that Duale supporters were allowed to vote more than twice and were not marked with indelible ink as they  presented their identification but were not keyed into kits as having voted thus voted severally .

“This was in clear contravention of the Elections( General)Regulations laws” Maalim clai

Maalim says calims that there was deliberate proloined delay in areas perceived to be his strongholds on Election day causing long ques aimed at denying voters their constitutional rights.

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