Parliament fights Maraga advisory on two-thirds gender rule

National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi (centre) addressing journalists on September 22, 2020.

Photo credit: Jeff Angote | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The commission accused the chief justice of ignoring the “fundamental issues that go to the root of the fabric and structure of our constitution” in advising the President to dissolve parliament.
  • It cited the fact that there are two High Court petitions set for hearing on October 7, 2020.

Parliament Tuesday launched a scathing attack against Chief Justice David Maraga and the Judiciary over the petition to dissolve the House for failing to operationalise the two-thirds gender rule.

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