Moments after it emerged the Attorney general has filed a notice of appeal to overturn the BBI ruling that declared the exercise unconstitutional, top legal minds questioned the wisdom of AG to participate in the appeal yet he is a government representative.It should be noted, when the Court was nullifying BBI, it faulted the president for being part of the amendment push yet is a public servant and not a private citizen.
Orange Democratic Movement party member of parliament, Hon.Peter Opondo Kaluma, has wondered how the Electoral and Boundaries commission can proceed with the forthcoming by-elections yet the 5 high court judges who made the ruling against BBI declared that its three commissioners are in the office illegally.
Reactions as Former Raila Ally Identifies Two 'Counsels' Raila Should Consider in His BBI Appeal Team
The Thursday 13th May 2021 ruling by the High Court on the Building Bridges Initiative(BBI) has suddenly changed the political dynamics in the country.(Photo, Courtesy) However, speaking after the ruling, the BBI Secretariat broke its silence on appealing the court ruling, revealing that they will head to the Court of Appeal to challenge the ruling.
Photo: BBI Secretariat Co-Chairpersons Hon Junet and Waweru Following the ruling that was made by the 5 judge bench at the constitutional court against the BBI process as unconstitutional, a team is set by the BBI proponents to petition the ruling at the Court of Appeal.BBI Secretariat Co-Chairpersons Hon.
Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has said that he was very disappointed following the nullification of the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) bill on Thursday by the High Court as he passed a strong message to all BBI proponents.“Supporters of the Constitution Amendment Bill, including myself, have been disappointed by the High Court ruling,” Raila said.
Nominated Senator and a close Ally of deputy president William Ruto, Millicent Omanga, has praised former prime minister Raila Odinga following his message concerning Thursday's High Court ruling on BBI.Many expected that ODM and handshake team in general will be frustrated by the ruling but Raila admits that they will appeal in a peaceful manner.
On Saturday this week, the president of the republic of Kenya hon Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta and the official opposition leader who is also his handshake brother were handed a shocker from the Judiciary.This was after the nulliffication of the Building Bridges Initiative, BBI.According to the high court, this bill was very null and void saying that constitutional processes were not followed on its proposal.
The nullification of the BBI report by the 5 judge bench has elicited a lot of mixed reactions from both sides (supporters and opponents) of the BBI.Deputy president William Ruto and his allies were blissful over the nullification of the BBI report and have ever sence expressed their joy through different communication media channels.
Senator Ochilo Ayacko has come out to say that the landmark ruling on Thursday was made because the courts dislike President Uhuru Kenyatta.This is in relation to the Building Bridges Initiative which was nearing the tail end.Referendum had been seen to be possible in July this year but the ruling has thwarted the dreams of those who supported it.
“It Is Not Yet Over,” Junet Mohammed Reacts To Yesterday's Ruling On BBI As He Reveals The Next Move
The Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) secretariat team through its Chairperson Hon Junet Mohammed has finally responded to the high court ruling on BBI.BBI Secretariat Chair Hon Junet Mohammed.[Photo/Courtesy] Yesterday, the BBI train was put into an abrupt halt after a five-panel judges declared the amendment bill null and void.
Babu Owino has vowed that the Constitution will be changed no matter the circumstances.The Embakasi East legislator revealed that they will do everything possible as BBi supporters to ensure that the Constitution is changed despite the court rulings that declared the whole process as null and void."We will change the constitution whether Judges like it or not.
The BBI Secretariat, led by June Mohammed and Wareru, has announced that they will appeal the ruling of the High Court.ODM Mp Babu Owino has indicated that ODM and Jubilee will proceed with the constitutional process whether the judges like it or not.June also stated that they are putting together a legal team to ensure that BBI reggae will continue to exist.
Elegeyo marakwet senator kipchumba Murkomen has said that one ODM senator should not be forced to lead the appeal that aims at reversing the high court Ruling on BBI.The appeal seeks to make BBI process constitutional.Yesterday, the BBI Secretariat and suna East member of parliament junet Mohamed said they respect the court but do not admit to the ruling.
BBI Secretariat Issues a Statement a Day After Court Ruled Against BBI, Reveals What They Will Do Next
The decision by the High Court to rule against BBI, terming it as unconstitutional,has continued to elicit mixed reactions among Kenyans.While those allied to Dp Ruto are in celebrity mood,allies of Raila and President Uhuru are looking on possible ways to counter the ruling.Today,the BBI Secretariat headed by Co-chairs Junet Mohammed,held a presser,to discuss the repercussions that could be caused by BBI.
BBI Secretariat Chairman Picks A New Fight With A City Lawyer Minutes After Appealing Court's Ruling
After ODM camp turned to be the talk of the day forthwith the first cock crowed on Friday 14th of May, ODM boldly came up and appealed Thursday's High Court ruling over the Constitutional Amendment Bill (BBI).This comes about after BBI Secretariat Chairman Junet Mohamed came forth and revealed the appealing; "As law abiding leaders, we respect the decision of the courts but we don't agree with it.
Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu is the latest top politician to express her views after High Court nullified the Building Bridges Initiative.The first term county boss through her social media pages has stated that the BBI reggae was on course, terming the judgement delivered by five judges yesterday as an historical injustice.
After the BBI bill was passed through the parliament and down to the high courts, the five judges of the high court ruled that the BBI was null and void.Raila has been silent since then only to be overheard that he hasn’t surrendered but will take it to the court of appeal in want of reviving the ‘Reggae’.
Government is going to deploy all the machinery to make sure that the Building Bridges Initiative BBI goes through upto the Referendum.In a briefing held on Friday May 14, BBI Secretariat Chairman Junet Mohamed and his team promised to walk to court to overturn the decision by five judge bench which quashed the whole process that has taken the government over two years to process.
BBI proponents are making all efforts to save the fast sinking report which is causing all the temperatures.Junet Mohammed said that, "BBI Secretariat says it will appeal ruling that declared the process illegal, accuses five-judge bench of practising judicial activism."Junet Mohammed stated.
In what has been termed as a response to the ruling of the high court regarding the 2020 constitutional amendment bill, BBI, the BBI Secretariat has accused Tangatanga, Civil Society and the Judiciary of trying to deny Kenyans their constitutional right to participate on a referendum.BBI Secretariat Team Members Denis Waweru and Junet Mohammed.