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Reactions after Supreme Court invalidates Uhuru’s re-election

September 1, 2017 11:44 AM
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Reactions after Supreme Court invalidates Uhuru’s re-election

The Supreme Court has nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election, ordering a fresh presidential election in 60 days.

According to the Chief Justice David Maraga, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) overlooked the Consititution, committed various illegalities affecting integrity of polls.

Justices Njoki Ndung'u and Jackton Ojwang', however, indicated that the election was free and fair.

CJ Maraga noted that what they read was a 'determination of the court and not a ruling'. He added that the Court would givee a comprehensive ruling in 21 days.

Supporters of the NASA (National Super Alliance) thronged the Central Business District in celebration after the Supreme Court ruling.

Police officers had a hard time dispersing the crowds that were chanting NASA slogans and praising Maraga for the landmark ruling.

Source: standardmedia.co.ke

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