Judiciary president Martha Koome. Photo courtesy.
The judiciary system plays a key role in Kenyan Political activities. In 2017, it a made a landmark rulling that was the talk of the world. Led by then Chief Justice David Maraga, the system nullified presidential election sending president Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto back to the drawing board. It was not expected and it was the first time that kenyan court nullified a presidential election. Besides the top most seat, some more elections were nullified, including that of Bondo parliamentary seat where Hounerable Karani lost his seat to David Ochieng after a by election was called by the courts.
Well, as the year is approaching again. The Judiciary has issued statement on 2022 election plan. According to the reports shared, the courts are well prepared to receive more pettition come 2022 as compared to any other elections in the country. Members of the judiciary are currently in Mombasa on a retreat where they're planning on how they will handle such cases Which are expected to come in from kenyans who will not be satisfied with results.
In 2017, several leaders rushed to courts protesting the outcome of the election which was held on 8th August. Some claimed that their competitors rigged them out hence blocking them from representing the will of the people. Well, it is a good thing to see the court system prepared for what is coming. All the best to all teams that will be taking part in the whole process.
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