DP Ruto's close ally, lawyer Ahmednasir Abdullahi has congratulated President Uhuru Kenyatta for the tactical move that he took today. This is despite the differences that they have been having over the treatment of the Deputy President. The President had nominated four members who were to be vetted by the parliament to determine if they are successful candidates for the roles of the Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC) commissioners.
Before the dust settles on the issue of quoram at IEBC, the issue of the ⅔ gender rule, a constitutional requirement, has cropped up. A case to halt the appointment of the new 4 commissioners, after Parliament gave the node for their appointment, has been filed before Justice Weldon Korir.
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Renown lawyer Ahmednasir Abdullahi has spoken on the commitment of His Excellency the Head of State president Uhuru Kenyatta towards a peaceful ejection. According to the renown lawyer, president Uhuru Kenyatta has showed that he is ready to see to it that the upcoming general elections are peaceful, free and fair after he appointed commissioners of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission IEBC.
resident Uhuru Kenyatta has approved the appointment of four IEBC commissioners after successful vetting.Juliana Cherera, Francis Mathenge, Irene Masit and Justus Abonyo are expected to serve a period of six years. This comes after the National Assembly yesterday approved all the four names of nominees to the Independent Electron boundaries commission IEBC.
The High Court has stopped a petitioner's plan to stop the swearing-in of four new IEBC commissioners. The four are Juliana Cherera, Francis Mathenge, Irene Masit and Justus Abonyo. They are expected to serve a non-renewable period of six years. Nornael Okello had wanted the oath-taking stopped and said Masit contravened the Constitution for having vied for Woman Rep in the last general election.