Sign in
Download Opera News App

News Politics

 

Politics

 

Africa politics

Opinion: Tough Lawyers Likely to Represent Raila in the Supreme Court Petition Against IEBC Results

Raila today in company of his running mate Martha Karua and co principal Kalonzo Musyoka made it clear that they will exploit all available legal options in their quest to squash results announced by IEBC's Wafula Chebukati.

To achieve this, Raila needs good lawyers. The lawyers who represented Raila in 2017 and successfully managed to convince Maraga's bench to squash the results are still around and there is no reason why Raila should look for another team.

Below is an opinion list of Raila 'insider' lawyers who may lead the case.

1. Governor James Orengo - It is impossible for this name not to appear on this list. A lead lawyer in the 2017 petition and a Raila diehard. UON graduate.

2. Paul Mwangi - Raila's chief legal adviser. Was among the team that won 2005 referendum appeal and 2017 presidential election petition. UON graduate.

3. Okongo Omogeni. Former president of the Law Society of Kenya. Nyamira Senator elect. Represented Raila in the 2017 case. Senior Counsel, UON graduate.

4. Paul Otiende Amollo. Human rights defender. Rarieda MP elect. Participated in writing the 2010 Kenyan constitution. Successfully represented IIEC in the 2013 presidential election petition. UON graduate.

5. Norman Magaya. Distinguished lawyer lecturer. Also represented Raila in 2017 presidential election petition.

6. Anthony Oluoch. Mathare MP elect. Part of Raila's 2017 legal team. A Raila confidante.

7. Professor Makua Mutua - Raila's spokesperson who played a key role in Azimio movement in the campaign period.

Content created and supplied by: UnitedKenya.com (via Opera News )

James Orengo Martha Karua Paul Mwangi Raila UON

COMMENTS

Load app to read more comments