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CJ Koome acknowledges Githu Muigai in her closing remarks as the court retires to write its verdict

Chief Justice of the Republic of Kenya Martha Koome has expressed her gratitude to the team that partnered with the judiciary to conduct the three-day hearing on the President's petition against President-elect William Ruto's election victory.

While making her remarks on Friday night, Koome urged the country to pray for her as they withdraw to write the verdict, saying it will be their humble duty to make a decision that is good for that country is.

She commended former Attorney General Githu Muigai of the Independent Elections and Boundaries Commission and IEBC Chief Advocate for his closing remarks.

“We thank Professor Githu Muigai for these kind words. What we saw was very strong arguments and involvement, we didn't see any bad behavior and so we didn't sign anyone for contempt. So we're grateful for your cooperation." She said.

She added: "Keep praying for us so that we can make a judgment that promotes our constitution, is enshrined in the law, that makes up our democracy, brings harmony to our country and all the good that is in our constitution."

In his remarks, Muigai thanked the judges and asked for forgiveness if the teams hadn't broken the rules.

“We would like to sincerely thank you for the time, effort and patience you have put into some of our not very honorable conduct by our teams. We apologize and wish you good deliberations, thank you," Muigai said in his closing remarks.

Koome noted that the verdict would be announced on Monday, September 5, but noted that a time-of-day notice would be issued prior to that date.

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