KANU SECRETARY GENERAL NICK SALAT JAILED.

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KANU Secretary General Nick Salat and National Election Board Chairman Edward Kivuvani before political parties dispute tribunal which jailed them for 3 months on Tuesday May 9 ,2017/ PHOTO BY S.A.N.
BY SAM ALFAN.

KANU Secretary General Nick Salat and National Election Board Chairman Edward Kivuvani has been sentenced to three months imprisonment for failing to obey the Political Party Dispute Tribunal orders that the party carry out nominations in Fafi Constituency –Garissa County.

The Kyalo Mbobu tribunal also gave Salat an option of 200,000 shillings fine and directed that the party carry out nomination in Fafi for the parliamentary seat within 12 hours.

The tribunal in its ruling said that the party did not carry out a fair and transparent nomination exercise in the area adding that any certificate issued from the said nomination is null and void.

In the case Salah Yakub Farah sued the party together with its SG Salat saying that Salat and the chairman National Elections Board Edward Kivuvani disobeyed the tribunal orders dated 5th of May this year that required then to repeat the nomination for the parliamentary seat .

Fafi constituency has 5 wards namely Bura, Dekaharia; Jarajila; Fafi; Nanighi.

By the time of this publication Nick Salat and and National Election Board Chairman Edward Kivuvani were at Milimani Law courts basement cells.

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