Embattled Migori governor Okoth Obado can now breath a sigh of relief after the High Court lifted an order barring him from visiting some parts of Migori County.
In a court ruling in October last year, Justice Jessie
This meant that the governor could not stay at his castle in Rapogi, which is just 11km from the borderline with Homabay.
Last week, he was unable to welcome Raila Odinga at Awendo town for the groundbreaking ceremony of a construction of a KMTC because of the same court orders.
But the High court on Tuesday handed him a lifeline after allowing him to move freely within his county and execute his mandate.
It is not yet clear what this would have on the case. Obado is facing a double murder charge in court.
He is accused of murdering his seven month pregnant girlfriend Sharon Otieno and their unborn baby on 4th September last year.
Sharon’s mutilated body was found in a thicket at Kodera forest, a few days after being lured to abduction by Michael Oyamo (the governor’s aide)
Oyamo and Caspal Obiero, who were charged alongside the governor were released on bail early this year after six months in custody.