Former Chief Justice David Maraga has renewed his war of words with President Uhuru Kenyatta and his handshake ally the former prime minister Raila Odinga for their intimidation tactics on the Judiciary. Maraga recently aired his views on Uhuru's failure to appoint the judges that had been approved by the Judicial service commission with the president claiming the judges had integrity issues according to a report by the National intelligence service.
Kabando Wa Kabando. The political scenes being created by political class are beyond explanation as Kenyans had to 2022 general elections. President Uhuru Kenyatta went for the handshake in 2018 after Hon. Raila Odinga calling for civil disobedience following irregularities experienced in the ended election. Section of Kenyans reacted to the handshake stating that Jubilee was guilty of the events that occurred before and after the elections.
Days after the controversial appointment of the the 34 Judges by President Uhuru Kenyatta, leaving six Judges out, the pressure started amounting on the President questioning his role in the Judiciary Service Commission. Several bodies the including the LSK, emeritus Chief Justices David Maraga and Willy Mtunga, contradicted with the President's decision of leaving the six Judges out.
History was made in Kenya when Lady Justice Martha Koome was appointed as the first woman Chief Justice in Kenya. Justice Martha Koome replaced the former Chief Justice David Maraga who retired after a long public service. The newly appointed Chief Justice was congratulated for this honorary achievement in the history of Kenya.
President Uhuru Kenyatta is currently in the middle of a vicious war with the judiciary arm of the government and other legal pundits. This follows his recent decision to reject the appointment of six Judges forwarded to his office by the Judicial service commission. As Citizen TV reports in this Video Here, the head of state has narrated to Ukambani leaders that he met earlier today at State House on his experience with retired Chief Justice David Maraga as far as the appointment of the six judicial officers is concerned.
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"Let CJ Koome Establish Her Legacy" Raila's Ally Drops a Bombshell Sending a Warning Message To CJ's
CJ Koome (Photo courtesy) Chief Justice Martha Koome assumed office a few days ago. Before she settles down to work for her legacy, former Chief Justice honorable Mutunga and CJ David Maraga have been reacting to the Judiciary's move. The two former CJ have been too furious after President Uhuru Kenyatta allegedly refused to appoint all the recommended judges by the Judiciary Service Commission.
Former Chief Justice, David Maraga is has lamented that the Judiciary, which is currently under New leadership - is at a crossroads as they are facing one of the toughest battles - fighting for their independence. While speaking on Thursday, June 17, Maraga stated that the judges will continue to receive threats no matter the outcome of any ruling.
Vocal Raila Odinga ally has blasted two retired Chief Justices, Willy Mutunga and David Maraga for recent scathing attacks against President Uhuru Kenyatta. Taking to his Twitter handle, Homa Bay Member Of Parliament Peter Kaluma has strongly called out and condemned the two former judiciary President for publicly humiliating President Uhuru Kenyatta over refusal to swear in 6 judges.
Independent Electral commission boss Mr Chebukati gas finally opened Revealed that come 2022. He will open the servers unlike 2017 when the whole country was treated to some drama. The court which was then led by Chief Justice David Maraga ordered lawyers who were representing independent Electral commission to open servers.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has finally broken his silence on the public uproar about the appointment of the 6 rejected judges. Speaking while addressing the Ukambani leaders, Uhuru responded to what Raila Odinga, Chief Justice Koome, Willy Mutunga and David Maraga have been circulating about the appointment of the 6 judges who he referred back to JSC.
The war between the Kenyan judiciary is far from over as his Excellency the president of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta failed to appoint 6 judges our of the 34. During former chief justice David Maraga reign the president refused to appoint over 40 judges as sources claimed that Maraga,was for the appoint of all or non was to be appointed if some were left out
The President of the Republic of Kenya his Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta is busy planning to rule in 2022 even after his retirement period. This will happen after his successful endorsement of the candidate of his choice. There are higher chances that Raila Amolo Odinga will be endorsed to become the next president of Kenya.
President Uhuru Kenyatta's feud with former Chief Justice David Maraga is far from over. This comes after Uhuru chastised Maraga on national television for lying about the six judges he left out during the recent promotion. In a twist to an already complicated and perplexing situation, Uhuru implied last week that David Maraga lied when he said he never received the dossier on the Judges, whom the president accuses of impropriety.
President Uhuru is still unbent on the issue of appointing the six JSC nominees he rejected 10 days ago. The six nominees were to fill the 40 capacity recommended by JSC in High Court and Court of Appeal. President Uhuru says his conscience was clear after receiving adverse reports on the six nominees fromfrom National Intelligence Service (NIS) and other security agencies.
Former Chief Justice David Maraga is continuing to find himself towards the receiving end of attacks and criticism by various leaders especially those allied to Uhuru and the handshake team. This follows his statement he made days ago on a live TV interview concerning Uhuru's current moves and actions which according to him are not constitutional therefore urging parliament to impeach him.
The two former Chief Justices of Kenya, David Maraga and Mutunga, called on President Uhuru's impeachment over what they termed as President Uhuru's actions of disregarding the constitution. Maraga on his part called on the National Assembly to initiate an impeachment motion against the President.
Last week the former chief justice David Maraga once again came to the limelight after he criticised the president for failling to appoint the six judges recommended to him by the Judicial Service Commission.The Judges were recommended to the president during Maraga's tenure as the chief justice of the supreme Court.However, the president was reluctant to appoint them citing they were incompetent.It was recently when he appointed some and left other six out a move that did not go well with Maraga.
A week ago the president appointed 34 judges dropping six. The president has been under pressure to explain why he dropped the six judges. The two former Chief Justice, David Maraga and Willy Mutunga termed it unconstitutional, the president is only ceremonial. While addressing the ukambani leaders at the statehouse,the president maintained his position ,that he will not appoint the remaining judges."
President Kenyatta maintains he will not appoint six nominees whose recommendation for elevation as court of appeal and High court judges he rejected 10 days ago. During a meeting at statehouse yesterday with Ukambani leaders he said he will not appoint the judges. The head of state reiterated his claim of integrity questions raised against the six nominees.