The Judiciary has revealed its role in the 2022 General elections disclosing what will happen should contestants disagree on elections results among them presidential contestants like former Prime Minister Raila Odinga and Deputy President William Ruto.
In a report via the Citizen, it has been established that the Judiciary Committee has informed that they are ready to handle 2022 election petitions warning politicians against engaging in electoral malpractice.
"As the Judiciary we are always ready all the time. May it be a President, Governor, MP, MCA or Woman Representative us as the Judiciary we are ready to hear their petitio and hold accountable those caught with malpractices," Judiciary Committee Chairperson Justice Mohammed Ibrahim of the Supreme Court.
It has been established that the Judges who will be serving on such cases will be transferred from their working stations to ensure their safety and to avoid any kind of intimidation.
Ministry of Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiangi had also informed that as the Security team across the country, they will ensure they promote peace and strict adherence of law during the lections making it clear that should any politician be caught inciting citizens will be held accountable.
“This time, the security sector is more prepared than it was in 2013 and 2017. We have sufficient laws and solid institutions, ready to work collaboratively with other organizations to ensure that we go through this period peacefully,” CS Matiangi said.
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