The High Court in Kitale ealier today upheld the election of Hon. Caleb Luyai Amisi as the MP for Saboti Constituency.
The petitioner Jonus Kuko of Jubilee Party was ordered to pay Sh4m in costs for the petition.
The ODM Party Secretary General Edwin Sifuna who was in court in solidarity Hon Amisi praised the ruling calling it a victory for democracy.
Sifuna was accompanied by Kakamega Senator Cleophas Malala and they led a victory procession from the courts to the nearby Kitale Posta grounds.
The leaders were widely cheered when they later addressed a well attended impromptu rally at Kitale Posta grounds accompanied by area MP Hon Amisi where pronounced a new leadership dispensation in Luhyaland.
The leaders also took a swipe at former Kakamega Senator Bonni Khalwale who was quoted by media having trashed the swearing in of NASA President H.E Raila Odinga. Khalwale also suggested that he would be willing to join Jubilee Government if President Uhuru offered him a role.
“If Khalwale is planning to go to Jubilee he should do it with his wife and his stomach only, the luhya community is in NASA to stay” declared Sen. Malala
Hon Amisi is the only ODM member of parliament in the five TransNzoia County. In an incident that shocked the world, Hon Amisi was at one time targeted by anti-riot police in Nairobi when they lobbed a teargas in his car during the anti-IEBC protests.