In Summary
  • Mr Boaz Okoth garnered 39 votes against Mr Kerario Marwa's 16 to win the Migori speaker's election.
  • The High Court nullified his August 2017 election and ordered a repeat poll following chaos during the vote.

Mr Boaz Okoth was re-elected Migori County Assembly Speaker on Monday in a court-ordered repeat poll.

He garnered 39 votes against his sole opponent Mr Kerario Marwa, who garnered 16 votes.


The poll had been ordered by the High Court after chaos marred the election of Mr Okoth in August last year.

His supporters, who had gathered around the assembly, broke into song and dance soon after the results were announced.

Security was tight in the assembly to prevent chaos that would disrupt the vote.


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