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Is BBI Back? BBI-Court Drama Takes A Twist As AG Kiharu Kariuki Makes Another Crucial Move

The Kenyan Court of Appeal just wrapped up four days of oral arguments on the validity of the Building Bridges Initiative Constitutional Amendment Bill (BBI), a planned mega-constitutional amendment bill that would significantly modify Kenya's Constitution.

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The courts delivered another setback to President Uhuru Kenyatta and Orange Democratic Movement party leader leader, Raila Odinga by declaring the Building Bridges Initiative Constitutional Amendment Bill (2020) unconstitutional. This saw TangaTanga brigades happiness rocking from their camps. Dr William Ruto personally,thanked God for the high court decision.

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The Court of Appeal confirmed the High Court's ruling that the three-year attempt by President Kenyatta and former prime minister Hon Raila Amolo Odinga to modify the Constitution through the Building Bridges Initiative,BBI was unlawful and unconstitutional.


Attorney General Kihara Kariuki has filed an appeal with the Supreme Court, appealing the Appellate Court's decision to uphold BBI's nullification.

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The Attorney General, through Solicitor General Kennedy Ogeto, has stated that he is displeased with the Court of Appeal's judgment and wants to appeal it.

The Attorney General wants the high court Judges to reconsider the decision on basic structure doctrine, popular initiative, public participation and creation of new constituencies.

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The attorney general also wants the court to review the presidential immunity, Independent Electoral and Boundary Commission,IEBC.

Quorum in verification of signatures in support of the constitution amendment bill and adequacy of in Legal infrastructure to support of voter verification exercise.


Attorney General, further wants the court to reconsider verdict on the issue of single or multiple referendum questions, how voter registrations relates to holding of a referendum and who enjoys the amicus curiae in the BBI matters.


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