BY SAM ALFAN.
Registrar of Political Party (RPP) has been restrained from removing names of four members expelled by United Democratic Forum Party leader Musalia Mudavadi.
The Political Party Tribunal also issued the order barring Mudavadi, his deputy Jeremiah Kioni, Petronilla Were and Kassim Sawa from conveying any meeting of the National Governing Council and National Delegates Congress.
Three UDF Nairobi County officials Wycliffe Oyondi Okeo, Caroline Muthoni Boy and Pauline Achieng Abetto moved to court seeking orders to bar RPP from effecting changes pursuant to the meeting held on October 27.
The Mudavadi faction took the decision despite a prohibition order issued by the Political Parties’
Tribunal said that the party officials’ status quo be maintained.Osman has sued the Mudavadi group after it voted to remove him as party chairman yesterday.
Tribunal chairman Kyalo Mbobu said pending the hearing and determination of the application the expulsion of Senators Bonny Khalwale (Kakamega), Martha Wangari (nominated) and party chairman
Hassan Osman (nominated) by the party National Delegate Conference should not be affected.
Delegates of UDF on Monday endorsed the expulsion of senators Khalwale and Wangari from the party.
The National Delegates Conference (NDC) also approved the expulsion of suspended party chairman Hassan Osman and replaced him with Webuye MP Alfred Sambu.
Mudavadi remains the party leader, with former Kieni MP JEREMIAH Kioni who deputizes Mudavadi on the party.