Bad News To Ruto Allies Who Want To Kick Cherera Out Of Office After Cherera Issues This Demands
On November 28 Juliana Cherera the vice chair of the troubled Independence Electoral and Boundaries Commission presented the Justice and Legal Affairs Committee with a new set of demands (JLAC). She chose to send attorney Apollo Mboya to represent her instead of appearing before the committee to answer to a petition calling for her resignation.
Sources Reveal Details of a Letter the Four IEBC Commissioners Have Sent President William Ruto
The controversial four Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission commissioners want His Excellency the Head of State president William Ruto to explain to them how rogue they are. They have asked the Head of State to explain to them how he concluded that they are rogue through his message that was disseminated through his official social media accounts.
Ruto Tweet on Cherera Four Raises Tempers At JLAC Probe
A tweet Friday morning by President Dr. William Samoei Ruto has raised tempers in the ongoing Parliamentary probe over the suitability of four IEBC commissioners to hold office after disowning the August 9 presidential results. Above: Lawyer Apollo Mboya and below the Justice and Legal Affairs Committee. Lawyer Apollo Mboya invited the Justice and Legal Affairs Committee to find the President's remarks as prejudiced, contemptuous, and made in bad taste vis-a-vis tenets of fair hearing to a petition.
Investigate President Ruto for Prejudging IEBC Commissioners on Twitter, JLAC Told
Photo: Courtesy The parliamentary hearings that intend to remove four IEBC commissioners from office have taken a new turn as a lawyer wants Ruto summoned. Lawyer Apollo Mboya wants President Ruto to appear before the Justice and Legal Affairs Committee (JLAC). Photo: Courtesy He says the president should be summoned to tell the committee what he knows about the commissioners.
Details Leak Of The Letter Cherera And Her Team Wrote To President William Ruto
The four IEBC commissioners currently facing charges have allegedly sent a letter to president William Ruto wanting an explanation as to why he called them rogue officials. In a letter written by their lawyer Apollo Mboya and directly addressing the president the four commissioners Juliana Cherera, Francis Wanderi, Irene Masit and Justus Nyang'aya said that they were going to participate in the the Justice and Legal Affairs Committee if the president gives them an answer.
Juliana Cherera's Lawyer Reveals His Plans To Reach Out To President Ruto To Clarify What He Said
Apollo Mboya, the lawyer representing independent electoral and boundaries commission (IEBC) vice chairperson Juliana Cherera has expressed interest to reach out to president William Ruto over the ongoing probe by the national assembly against his client. Revealing the plan to national assembly's justice and legal affairs committee chairperson George Murugara, Apollo Mboya stated that the committee should postpone the hearing to a later date as he makes effort to reach out to president William Ruto.
Cherera To Appear Before MPs Today As Masit Snubs Order
The National Assembly's justice and legal Affairs Committee (JLAC) adjourned sittings to today to allow the IEBC vice Chairperson Juliana Cherera and the other three Commissioners to file a response even as Commissioners Irene Masit Snubbed summons. Irene Masit is one of the IEBC Commissioners who protested William Ruto's victory during the August 9 presidential election and are fate is now in the hands of the National Assembly justice and legal Affairs committee.
Breaking: JLAC Recommends That President Ruto Should Suspend the Four IEBC Commissioners
The Justice and Legal Affairs committee has recommended the suspension of the controversial four Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission commissioners. Through their report on Thursday morning, they noted that the four of the commissioners committed serious offences and hence should be investigated more. "JLAC asks Parliament to recommend to President Ruto to suspend and form a tribunal to evict four embattled IEBC commissioners."
Good News to Cherera, 3 Other IEBC Commissioners as Petition Against Them Adjourned to Tuesday
Good news to Vice chairperson of Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission IEBC, Juliana Cherera and three other IEBC commissioners as petition against them adjourned to Tuesday. Report indicates that the Committee adjourned sittings to Tuesday to allow the defence team of vice chairperson Juliana Cherera and other three to file a response.
"We Need Better Particulars From Ruto Over His Tweet" Cherera's Lawyer Drags Ruto to JLAC Hearing
Countable days after President William Ruto through his Twitter account slammed the Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Alliance camp for defending the 4 IEBC Commissioners, Juliana Cherera's Team has argued that the president should provide more information on the same. Ruto on November 25th termed the commissioners (Cherera, Irene Masit, Justus Nyang'aya and Francis Wanderi) as rogue officials, saying that the parliament must hold the four to account further arguing that handshake destroyed oversight institution.
IEBC Commissioners Cherera And Masit Fail To Appear Before JLAC As Scheduled
The Departmental Committee on Justice and Legal Affairs that is mandated to hear the four petitions against 4 Independent commissioners of the Electoral and Bounderies Commission (IEBC) had scheduled hearings today from IEBC Vice Chairperson Juliana Cherera and Commissioner Irene Masit. However, the two commissioners failed to appear before the committee as expected.
Cherera, 3 Other IEBC Commissioners' Petition Adjourned to Tuesday
Juliana Cherera, vice chair of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, and the other three IEBC commissioners had good news when the petition against them was postponed to Tuesday. According to the report, the Committee postponed its meetings until Tuesday to give vice chair Juliana Cherera's defense team time to submit a response.
President Ruto Name Dragged Into Probe On Juliana Cherera And The 3 Commissioners
President William was yesterday dragged into the petition seeking removal of the IEBC vice Chairperson Juliana Cherera and the other three Commissioners on the day their lawyer threatened to move to court to stop members of Parliament from hearing the cases. A tweet by president William Ruto referring to the four as rogue because the subject of debate during yesterday's hearing of their removal from office in a session that was skipped by Azimio La Umoja one Kenya lawmakers who were meant to sit in the Committee.
IEBC Vice Chairman Juliana Cherera Issues New Demands Amid IEBC Ouster Hearings
Independence Electoral and Boundaries Commission deputy chair Juliana Cherera delivered new demands to the Justice and Legal Affairs Committee on November 28. Instead of going before the committee in person to respond to a petition calling for her resignation, she sent attorney Apollo Mboya to represent her. Despite Mboya not questioning the committee's legitimacy, his client had additional requests once legislators affiliated with Azimio la Umoja did not attend the meeting.
Update: MPs Adjourn Hearing Petitions Against the Four IEBC Commissioners, Here is Why
The committee hearing the petitions against the four IEBC commissioners have adjourned sittings to Tuesday to allow the defence team of vice chairperson Juliana Cherera to file a response. Justice and Legal Affairs Committee chairman George Gitonga said the decision was unanimous to ensure free and fair exercise. IEBC Vice chair Julian Cherera has climbed down from her earlier position that the committee handling her ouster petition has no jurisdiction over the matter.
Details of a Letter the 4 IEBC Commissioners Have Sent President Ruto
The four Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission members have caused controversy by wanting President William Ruto to tell them how bad of a job they are doing. They want the President to explain how he concluded that they are a rebel group after reading the statement he posted on his official social media accounts.
Detail of a Letter the Four IEBC Commissioners Have Sent President William Ruto Revealed
His Excellency the Head of State president William Ruto is asked to explain to the four contentious Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission commissioners why they are so errant. They have enquired as to how the Head of State arrived at the conclusion that they are renegades from the message that was posted on his official social media accounts.
Cherera, Masit Oppose Inclusion In Case Against Tribunal Appointed By President Ruto
Juliana Cherera, a former vice chair of the IEBC, and Irene Masit, a troubled commissioner, have opposed their inclusion in a petition to halt the work of a tribunal appointed by President William Ruto to investigate allegations of gross violation of the Constitution against them. Cherera and Masit informed Meru High Court Judge Edward Muriithi, through their attorneys Donald Kipkorir and Apollo Mboya, that they were concentrating on a similar case filed in Nairobi.
Cherera makes u-turn, says committee has jurisdiction to hear petitions
IEBC Vice chair Julian Cherera has climbed down from her in advance function that the committee dealing with her ouster petition has no jurisdiction over the problem. Cherera via her attorney Apollo Mboya stated they may abide through the committee ruling that the problem is nicely inside the House crew's mandate.Last week, Cherera's criminal crew walked out in protest after the JLAC chairman George Gitonga dominated that the committee has jurisdiction to pay attention to each the petitioners and the Commissioners.
[PHOTOS] Kenyans Hold Demonstrations Outside Parliament as IEBC Proceedings Continue
On Monday, demonstrators marched to Parliament Buildings to protest the removal of four IEBC commissioners. Image: Protests outside Parliament where proceedings of the petitions to remove four IEBC commissioners are on going on November 28. The protesters gathered outside County Hall, where the National Assembly's Justice and Legal Affairs Committee was meeting to hear submissions from IEBC vice chairperson Juliana Cherera.