COG to fight ruling that bars accused governors from office

The Council of Governors holds a press conference at Delta House in Nairobi on August 29, 2019. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Justice Ngugi held that governors should step aside once charged with criminal offences and their roles taken over by their deputies for the duration of the trial
  • Mr Oparanya said the CoG would be seeking guidance from the Attorney-General or the Supreme Court

Governors are planning to move to court to have their colleagues who are facing various criminal charges allowed to continue serving until their cases are heard and determined.

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