The outspoken chairman of the senior counsels association Ahmednasir Abdullahi commonly known as the Grand Mulla has been highlighting about the crisis in the judiciary since yesterday. The city lawyer has admitted that the former chief justice David Maraga was a general Napoleon meaning he did not hesitate yo address issues that faced the judiciary.
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.
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.
When chief Justice Martha Koome was recommended by the Judiciary Service Commission. All Kenyans celebrated her victory after realizing she is the first woman to be a chief Justice not only in Kenya but in entire East Africa. Since she took the power from the former Chief Justice honorable Maraga, she has worked tirelessly to reduce the number of backlog cases.
David Maraga, the former Chief Justice was a no-nonsense individual. He made judgments without fear or favor no matter the ruling. He was at times at loggerheads with the executive due to his rulings that did not favor President Kenyatta's government. "I am sure you have seen the drums or political wars being beaten already.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has been having a very hard time in his government especially after separating with his deputy president William Ruto. Some allegations have been roaming around concerning impeachment of the president especially after he forcefully wanted BBI to be passed without going through the right protocol. During an interview yesterday, deputy president William Ruto intentionally declined the proposal concerning the impeachment of the president Uhuru Kenyatta which was proposed by former Chief Justice David Maraga and Willy Mutunga about the disrespect of the president by going against the law especially the judiciary.
"We Need Maraga Back," Kenyans Gangs Up Against CJ Koome After Making Her stand on Arrested 2 Judges
Yesterday, DCI sleuths arrested two Judges of the High Court namely Said Juma Chitembwe and Aggrey Muchelule.They were then taken for questioning over corruption claims. Martha Koome,the Chief Justice while issuing statement on the arrest of the two judges,said that he didn't receive any report on the arrest of the judges.She added they she will be release a full statement when the investigations by DCI have been finished.
Just a few days after hitting hard on the head of state, the former Chief Justice seems to be out again this time around taking on Raila following his continuous attacks on the Judiciary. According to Maraga, commenting on a matter before the court is against the law and this is what the two principals have been doing in recent days.
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
While on KTN interview with Sophia, the Deputy President has joined hands with the former Chief Justice Willy Mutunga and David Kenani Maraga who had shown their concern to the President earlier this month for not respecting the Court Orders. This was after President Uhuru Kenyatta partially appointed the High Court Judges from the list presented to him by the Judicial Service Commission JSC.
The Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is celebrating his Wife's birthday as she turns 73 years. He is the longest serving incumbent president in East Africa. He was newly re-elected after defeating his competitor, Bobi Wine in an election that was sorrounded by alot of chaos.
Deputy President Dr William Ruto [PHOTO COUTERSY]. Deputy President Dr William Ruto, has declined the proposals by the former Chief Justices Dr Willy Mutunga and David Maraga, that the President should be impeached from office for his consistent disobedience to the law and Court orders.
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.
The tough war between former Chief Justice Maraga and president Uhuru Kenyatta has gradually continued to worsen. This happens as the two have continued to expose each other badly through constant attacks. This comes after Uhuru launched another attack against Maraga for what he claimed that Maraga lied on a live television about the two judges he rejected.
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.
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.
Murang'a County Woman Representative Sabina Chege speaking in a past meeting. Murang'a County Woman Representative Sabina Chege, has slammed the former Chief Justices Dr Willy Mutunga and David Maraga for attacking and trying to guide President Uhuru Kenyatta and new Chief Justice Martha Koome.
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.
It has been a hard term for president Kenyatta since he stepped in as the fourth President for his second term in 2017.He has been finding bombshells in his Custody for his ignorance and failure to appoint all the judges. According to former chief justice David Maraga,the judicial excecutive has been under a touch fight from the deep state.He ignored Maraga's call for 41 judgess appointment during the reign of chief justice Maraga.
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.