Court halts Waiguru impeachment process over coronavirus

Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru faces the Senate's Health Committee at Parliament buildings in Nairobi on October 15, 2019, regarding operations at the Kerugoya County Referral Hospital. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Judge Weldon Korir ruled on Tuesday that the Kirinyaga assembly should wait for the Covid-19 disease to be contained.
  • The judge ruled in the case in which Ms Waiguru sued the Kirinyaga assembly and its Speaker on March 31, seeking to stop her impending impeachment process.

The High Court has suspended impeachment proceedings against Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru, citing effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

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