Supreme Court Announces Exact Time it Will Deliver Final Ruling
The Registrar of the Supreme Court on Sunday informed parties involved in the petition that the Court would deliver its final ruling on the two consolidated presidential petitions at 10 am on Monday.
Flamboyant Nairobi Lawyer Ahmednasir Abdullahi who was representing President Uhuru Kenyatta during the petitions confirmed the information on his social media account.
"Registrar of the Supreme Court informs parties that the Court will deliver judgment on the 2 consolidated presidential petitions at 10.00 o'clock in the forenoon," he wrote on Sunday evening.
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Earlier on last week Chief Justice David Maraga has announced that the Supreme Court would deliver the judgment on the presidential petition filed Monday, November 20.
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Maraga made the announcement after the court finalized hearing the two presidential election petitions filed by former Kilome MP Harun Mwau and activists Njonjo Mue and Khelef Khalifa.
Mwau’s petition which listed IEBC, Chairman Wafula Chebukati and President Kenyatta stated that IEBC’s failure to allow parties to conduct fresh primaries before the repeat polls denied those who wanted to contest the election an opportunity to do so.
The former MP also attached a ruling declaring United Democratic Party presidential candidate Cyrus Jirongo bankrupt hence arguing he was unqualified to run for the Presidency.
Mue and Khalifa’s petition stated that IEBC flouted constitutional provisions in the fresh poll by gazetting strangers on the ballot paper and including National Super Alliance (NASA) candidate Raila Odinga in the presidential race despite his withdrawal.
On Sunday, Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i issued a new directive to all politicians and Kenyans urging them to keep calm ahead of the Supreme Court ruling tomorrow.
Speaking at Nyabururu National School, CS Matiang'i urged Kenyans and their leaders to avoid any activities that may incite others into violence.
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