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Nasra Ibrahim Ibren v. Independent Electoral & Boundaries Commission, Arnold Mutwiri Njabani & Safia Sheikh Adan

(2018) JELR 98590 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  Election Petition Appeal 9 of 2018  •  22 Jun 2018  •  Kenya

Coram
Daniel Kiio Musinga, Patrick Omwenga Kiage, Kathurima M'inoti

Judgement

JUDGMENT OF THE COURT

The appellant, Nasra Ibrahim Ibren, was one of the seven candidates who contested the seat of Woman Representative to the National Assembly for Marsabit County in the general elections held on 8th August 2017. After the conclusion of the elections, the 2nd respondent, Arnold Mutwiri Njabani, who was the Marsabit County Returning Officer, declared the 3rd respondent, Safia Sheikh Adan, to have been duly elected the Marsabit County Woman Representative to the National Assembly. According to the results of the final tally declared by the 2nd respondent, the candidates in the election garnered votes as follows:

Candidate

Political Party

Votes

1

Elizabeth Pius Pantoren

Kenya African National Union

19,866

2

Safia Sheikh Adan

Jubilee Party

41,012

3

Nasra Ibrahim Ibren

Frontier Alliance Party

35,340

4

Amina Guyo Halake

Orange Democratic Movement

3,709

5

Christine Koreya Seyere

Maendeleo Chap Chap Party

8,933

6

Farhiya Yarow Abdi

Democratic Party

690

7

Bernadetta Okutu Shama

Party of National Unity

1,15…

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