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Big Win For DP Ruto As High Court Dismisses Case Seeking To Remove Him From Office

Deputy President William Ruto will continue to remain in office until power is handed over to the next government.

This is after the High Court dismissed a case that had been tabled by a voter Michael Kurungia.

Kurungia wanted the Kenya Kwanza presidential candidate out of his official Karen residence for allegedly neglecting his duties.

Karungia is not the only one accusing Ruto of not performing his duties. In several occasions, his boss president Uhuru Kenyatta claimed that Ruto absconded his duties which forced him to work with Raila Odinga, Interior CS Fred Matiangi and others so as to deliver what they had promised Kenyans.

According to report by Citizen TV, Justice Anthony Mrima says that the only way to strip the DP off his powers was through parliament.

The ruling also means that Ruto will continue to receive his full salary and enjoy the privileges of the Deputy President as stated by the constitution.

It now seems impossible as the 12th parliament was dissolved last month and focus is now on the coming elections.

Members of Parliament can only meet when a special parliamentary sitting is called.

Alternatively, Ruto's way out of Karen can only be through resignation. But can he resign?

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High Court Justice Kenya Kwanza Kurungia Uhuru Kenyatta

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