Justice Kiage. 1.His full name is Justice Patrick Omwenga Kiage. 2.Kiage was born on 6 September 1969 in Kisii Kenya. 3.Attended Alliance High School before attendeding the University of Nairobi for his law degree and the Kenya School of Law for a diploma in legal practice. 3.Kiage holds a Master of Laws degree in Public Service Law from New York University where he majored in Human Rights and Criminal Justice.
Kenyans on social media will never cease to amaze people. They will always make sure you never set off eyes from your screen as they entertain online. Following today's Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) constitutional amendment bill ruling at the Court of Appeal, Justice Kiage has been awarded a new title by netizens due to his wise, brave an bold ruling.
Photo: Courtesy. Justice Patrick Kiage was a part-time secondary school teacher. Hailing from a humble family, without a significant name or social status, Mr Kiage was a village commoner, though with unique personality, and Christian identity. As a teacher, Mr Kiage (as he was called, then), was always smartly dressed, in a white shirt, a tie and often a black or navy blue suit, with highly polished official black shoes.
The senator for Elgeyo Marakwet county Hon. Kipchumba Murkomen has cone out as one of the first politicians to hold up to the ruling by Justice Patrick Kiage. Taking to his twitter page minutes before justice Kiage concluded his ruling, the Elgeyo Marakwet legislature pointed out that he was very proud of some of the regions whose members of the county Assembly voted against the proposed BBI.
Justice Patrick Kiage has been the talk of the day in the social media platforms. He has made special ruling on the proposed BBI that has been in ground for months now. Kiage strongly defended the constitution on the BBI ruling terming it as breach of the law.
Fiery Nyali member of parliament Mohamed Ali has today proved beyond reasonable doubt, how multi-faceted he is. This emerged after he addressed a charged crowd in Nairobi composed of majority ethnic Kikuyu's in free-flowing kikuyu dialect to the amazement of Ruto who kept listening to his die-hard in disbelief while not comprehending all he was passing to the crowd.
Lawyer Ahmednasir on twitter shared information that so far four lawyers have dismissed the appeal in the BBI, they include: Tuyiot, Kiage,Kairu and Okwengu and Fatuma Voted Yes. This means that BBI will not proceed to referendum.This is what Ahmednasir posted on twitter, "BREAKING NEWS...The Court of Appeal 4 (Tuyiot, Kiage, Kairu and Okwengu) :1 (Fatuma) Dismisses the Appeal in the BBI case...#BBIRuling."
Ahmednasir Abdullahi, a well-known Nairobi lawyer, has praised Court of Appeal Judge Patrick Kiage for his broad knowledge of the law, particularly on constitutional issues. Kiage is a member of the seven-judge panel that is deciding the fate of the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI), which was declared unconstitutional by the High Court in May of this year.
Reggae has been stopped once again. The seven-judge bench of the Court of Appeal have given their judgments on the controversial initiative, the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) dealing a huge blow to President Uhuru Kenyatta, Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Party leader Raila Odinga and other BBI proponents.
On Friday, Kenyans fixed their eyes at the Court of appeal, where a 7 judge bench was to deliver it's verdict on the BBI appeal. The Judges; Tuiyott, Kiage, Hanna Okwengu, Fatuma Sichale, Dan Musinga, Gatembu and Nambuye were tasked to deliver a way forward for the BBI 'reggae' , after the High Court had declared it Null and Void.
Among the notable Court of Appeal judges who delivered a verdict yesterday, thrashing BBI by upholding High Court ruling terming BBI process unconstitutional, was Justice Patrick Kiage. Kiage got recognition from Kenyans, after his strong criticism of the BBI appeal, which set to amend the 2010 Constitution.
Kenyans have elicited mixed reactions after popular Constitutional Lawyer Ahmednasir Abdullahi reacted to the ongoing Building Bridges Initiative rulling at the Court of Appeal. Through his Twitter account, Lawyer Ahmednasir hailed the rulling that were submitted by Kiage who is one of the Judge dealing with the Building Bridges Initiative case.
Another major source of frustration for the Head of State President Uhuru Kenyatta and his handshake counterpart Honorable Raila Amolo Odinga following Justice Kiage' s ruling. The judge appeared to have fully upheld the previous ruling of the High Court with regards to the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) initiative.
It will be a dark day for the Pro-BBI team after the seven bench judge rules that the BBI Reggae is unconstitutional null and void. This follows the earlier ruling by the high that the process was unconstitutional. Delivering the judgment on constituencies advocated in the BBI judge Okengo claims that it was against the law and as the process failed to give the IEBC time to come out with the boundaries on time.
All eyes will be on Justices Musinga, Nambuye, Okwengu, Kiage, Gatembu, Sichale and Tuiyott. The seven will either uphold or quash the High Court ruling which declared the BBI project null and void on Thursday, May 13. One of the key issues at the center of the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) appeal is the role of the president in the process.
A decision by Justice Patrick Kiage on Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) has energized numerous Kenyans who keep on discussing him via web-based media. Kiage was among Court of Appeal Judges who governed against the Constitution Amendment Bill also known as managing handshake couple Raila Odinga and President Uhuru Kenyatta a hefty blow.
BBI appeal case has been thrown by the Appellate court. Six judges out of seven ruled that the document had a lot of illegalities and the nature of how it was hatched and passed by the President was against the law. The President of the Appellate court noted the following breach of laws in the initiation of the BBI initiative.
The Quality of the Court of Appeal Judgement in the BBI Case Delivered Yesterday is solid $ Reasoned
Barely a few hours after the Court of Appeal delivered their judgment in the Building Bridges Initiative bill after the proponents of the report went to the court a month ago seeking to overturn the High Court ruling terming BBI process unconstitutional. Now the former senate deputy speaker has loud the Court of Appeal Judges for their solid, and reasonable judgement on the Building Bridges, initiative appeal for looking into various issues that was cited by the High Court of Kenya on may this year.
Today 20th of August was the day set by the court of appeal to hear the case tabled before it concerning the BBI ruling that was nulified by the High Court last month. High court had in may rendered the building bridges Intiative null, void and unconstitutional. In there submission five high court judges said BBI proponents did not follow due process in amending constitutional.
Justice Kiage will forever remain in the hearts of many following his Solomonic and consolidated verdict which excited Kenyans on social media. Patrick Kiage who is a former student of the University of Nairobi dissected the BBI appeal and revealed the loopholes that were seemingly open in the appeal.