Decision cements rule of Law and constitutionalism

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga

President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga.

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What you need to know:

  • It will be a monumental climb up of the mountain for the AG and his team to get the High Court decision overturned by such a bench.
  • And even if it were to be overturned, it would be too late to hold a referendum before the General Election of next year.

With CJ designate Martha Koome going through the motions to succeed David Maraga as Chief Justice and President of the Supreme Court, the immediate former Chief Justice must be happy that his last official act in office has had his desired wish: to avenge President Uhuru Kenyatta’s promise to “revisit” the Judiciary after the Supreme Court’s nullification of the presidential election of 2017.


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