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Nick Mwendwa dealt blow as tribunal nullifies FKF elections ▷ Kenya News

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– The sports tribunal led by John Ohaga ruled FKF’s Electoral Board was not properly constituted

– This was after it was established Elynah Shiveka is ineligible to sit in the board

– Branch polls conducted on Sunday, November 23, were also cancelled

Football Kenya Federation (FKF) much-awaited national elections have been called off by the The Sports Disputes Tribunal (SDT).

The polls were set for Saturday, December 7, but the current office led by FKF president Nick Mwendwa will now have to serve a full term until February 2020 when their tenure comes to an end.

The tribunal’s chair John Ohaga cited lack of public participation in his ruling, further nullifying the constitution of the FKF’s Electoral Board, that he argued, was not properly constituted.

Ohaga is understood to have established that his vice chair Elynah Shiveka, who was a member of the electoral board was not eligible to sit on the board.

STD also cancelled branch elections which were held on Sunday, November 23.

The controversial electoral board had cleared only Nick Mwendwa to contest for for the presidential post. Photo: Nation.
Source: UGC

Former FKF president Sam Nyamweya, ex-AFC Leopards chairman Alex Ole Magelo, Nairobi Businessman Steve Mburu, and former Vihiga governor Moses Akaranga filed the case challenging the constitution of the FKF Electoral Board.

The quartet was locked out by the tough conditions set by the board that cleared only Mwendwa to contest for the presidential post.

The has since given a three-month window for new elections to be conducted failure to which a caretaker committee might be formed to run the exercise.

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