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Here Is What CJ Martha Koome Has Done After Mps Allied To Raila Threatened To Walk Out On Her

Chief Justice Martha Koome on Monday missed the induction of members of the National Assembly and instead was represented by President of the Court of Appeal, Daniel Musinga.

Koome was to address the 13th Parliament on the interlinkages and inter-dependence between Parliament and the Judiciary.

In the morning, a section of Azimio lawmakers threatened to stage a walkout on the CJ over what they termed dissatisfaction with the Supreme Court ruling that upheld President Willliam Ruto’s win.

The legislators reiterated a call by their leader, Raila Odinga, for immediate reforms of the judiciary. In his first public address after the verdict, Odinga accused the apex court of being dictators who subverted the will of the people.

He also revealed plans to remove Koome and the seven-judge bench from office, calling for a march to the judiciary in a bid to have them resign.

Members of the National Assembly are in Nairobi for a week-long induction workshop.

According to the programme released by the Office of the Clerk, MPs will be inducted on their roles, the state of the economy, diplomacy and reputation.

On Tuesday, the lawmakers will be taken through Rules and Procedures of the House by a facilitator from the Directorate of Legislative and Procedural Services.Security matters are also part of the subjects that the members will be taken through as they embark on performing their duties.

In total, the National Assembly should have 345 members; 290 elected MPs from the constituencies; 47 women elected from each of the 47 counties and 12 members nominated to represent women, youth and the marginalised.

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