Supreme Court of Kenya, Chief Justice, Her excellency Martha Koome, has responded following the controversial rigging of elections and the verdict that was released by the Court following the motion that was presented by the Azimio La Umoja coalition Presidential aspirant Raila Odinga to challenge the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Chair Mr. Wafula Chebukati.
Koome, while speaking on NTV late night, sounded a warning to the current Opposition team leader Raila, alleging that during the judgment and ruling, the Courts are not influenced by any external forces. She, however, admitted that, it is only the law that influence their judgment and not an individual or organisation outside the corridors of power.
The Chief Justice, Koome, has been under attacks from the Azimio team for allegedly failing to conduct a rigorous grilling and investigation of the IEBC and the results they used to announce the President even after a section of the IEBC team withdrew from the results.
However, Koome, noted that, Kenyans are not in the mood of being returned back into the elections and the rigging claims, adding that, they are more focused to meet their daily needs and go passed their challenges asking Raila and allies to pull down their politics.
Koome, noted that, their decision was influenced by the law, constitution and the evidence that were brought to them by both the accusers, the Azimio La Umoja coalition, accused, Kenya Kwanza coalition and the IEBC.
"The decisions we make as courts are not influenced externally by anybody in the name of executive or any authority, but we follow the law, the constitution and the evidence that is brought before us to make a decision. According to the public mood in Kenya now, it looks like Kenyans want to settle down and work and realize their full potential, " said the CJ, Koome.
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