Supreme Court Upholds Governor Awiti’s Reelection

Having lost at both the High and Appelate Courts, Governor Awiti moved to the Supreme Court to defend his reelection.

And after several months of waiting, the Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Awiti. This means Governor Awiti will serve for the remainder of his term without having to worry about Court cases.

Awiti, who according to most residents of Homa Bay, has very little to nothing show for his more than six years in office has four more years to change the perception or prove his critics right.

Ochilo Wins Migori Senate By-election

After an intense campaign, the Migori senatorial By-election has come to an end with ODM’s Ochilo Ayacko bagging the seat. Ochilo got over 80k votes and was declared the senator-elect by IEBC Returning Officer.

Interestingly, the least known Eddy Mbogo (an underdog in every aspect of the word) emerged second after garnering over 60k votes.

Want to know the political implications of the by-elections and lessons (if any) to learn from it? Well, read Political lessons from Migori By-election