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CJ Koome Recognizes Githu Muigai in Her Closing Remarks as The Court Retreats to Write Its Judgement

The Chief Justice of the Republic of Kenya Martha Koome has expressed her gratitude to the team that united hands with the Judiciary in conducting the 3-days of hearing of the presidential petition against President-Elect William Ruto's victory.

While making her remarks on Friday evening, Koome called upon the country to pray for them as they retreat to write the judgement, saying that it will be their humble duty to make a ruling that is good for the country.

She recognized the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, IEBC lead Lawyer Former Attorney General Githu Muigai over his closing remarks.

"We thank Professor Githu Muigai for those kind words. What we saw was very robust arguments and participation, we did not see any bad behavior, and that is why we did not sign anybody for contempt. So we are grateful for your cooperation," she said.

She added, "continue to pray for us, so that we can render judgement, that promotes our constitution, anchored in the law, that natures our democracy, brings harmony to our country and everything good stated in our constitution."

In his remarks, Muigai thanked the judges and went on to ask for forgiveness in case the teams did not went against the rules.

"We wish to thank you most sincerely for the time, efforts and patience you have put with some of our not very honorable conduct of our teams, we apologize for that, and do wish you good deliberations, thank you," said Muigai in his closing remarks.

Koome noted that the judgement would be delivered on Monday September 5th, but noted that a notice on the specific time will be issued before that day.

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Githu Muigai IEBC Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Koome Martha Koome


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