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Supporters of Nyali Jubilee candidate Ashraaf Bayusuf have vowed to boycott a repeat of the party nominations in the area after  Court of Appeal nullified his nomination

The Court of Appeal ordered on Friday for a repeat of the nomination after nullifying Ashraaf's nomination certificate issued to him by Jubilee Elections board recently follow another order from the Party Dispute Resolutions Board.

The ruling made in Nairobi by a three bench judge  comes few days after the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission IEBC announced that process of printing ballot papers has commenced a head of August 2017 general elections.

Speaking after news went round that the Nyali MP hopeful's certifucate had been nullified,  Some of his supporters threatened also to storm the party"s regional offices at Nyali as they blame party officials in Mombasa of being behind woos facing their candidate.

"Let Shahbal and his people get it clear from us supporters of Ashraaf Bayusuf that they having  failed us and our party. Why should we be thinking of nominations now when our candidate is suppose to be campaign for himself and our President "s votes. We  shall to participate in another nomination, let then know that" said  Juma Hassan, one of Ashraaf supporters..

They now want the Jubilee Party headquarters to intervene Immediately and ensure Ashraaf's nomination certificate is reinstated unconditionally to allow him contest for the seat on 8th August, 2017.

Ashtaaf 's close opponent Yasir Noor had  petitioned his nomination results on claims that the excercise was not  free and fair.

The Judges N. Nambuye, Getembo Kairu and A.K.Murgpr also directed Jubilee Party Election Board to repeat the nomination exercise with 48 hours.

The judges ruled that " The 1st respondent (Jubilee Party )be and is hereby ordered to forth_with conduct a fresh nomination exercise to determine its nominee for the position of Member of Parliament of Nyali constituency taking in consideration the interest of the complainant and the 2nd respondent together with patty members and in compliance with 1st respondent constitution. and election and nomination rules" 

 

 

 

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