Recount of Changamwe constituency votes kicks off

Changamwe MP Omar Mwinyi. PHOTO: FILE.

Mombasa,KENYA:The recount of Changamwe constituency votes kicked off on Thursday morning at the public works offices in Shimanzi area of Mombasa.

This follows a high court order last week  that ordered the scrutiny and recount of votes from 58 out of the 137 polling stations  over allegations of irregularities.

Lady Justice Njoki Mwangi directed magistrate Janet Kassam to oversee the recount of votes and file a report in court on 24th January for further directions.

Speaking to journalist on Thursday Changamwe Mp Omar Mwinyi said he was not worried about the recount of votes.

‘I can tell you the people of Changamwe decided on 8th August 2017, and what is in the ballot boxes is their  will’said Omar.

Jubilee aspirant Abdi Daib filed a petition to challenge the re-election of Changamwe Mp Omar Mwinyi .