President Ruto responds to Raila’s directive on IEBC to boycott summons.
The head of state, President Ruto responds to Raila’s directive on IEBC to boycott summons.
Taking to his official twitter page, The commander in chief urged the opposition leader to avoid parliamentary proceedings and allow the legislators to do their work of being the overseeing tribunal in the four Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC)officials case.
He further accused opposition leader of being the one who destroyed the role of oversight by joining the executive in the former president’s regime.
The president stated,”The lords of impunity, who destroyed oversight institutions using the handshake fraud, should allow Parliament to hold rogue officials who put the nation in danger by subverting the democratic will of the people to be held to account.”
New order is the rule of law, not the wishes of big men,” Ruto added.
Raila had accused the president of trying the retrench the four IEBC commissioners( Francis Wanderi, Irene Masit, Justus Nyang’aya and juliane Cherera) so that he could appoint his allies for the 2027 elections.
Opposition leader has responded to president Ruto’s sentiments saying the parliament is usurping its power of the tribunal
He stated,”There is due process and natural justice, things aren’t just done at the whims of the executive. The rule of law must prevail and not your jungle laws that you want to institute to subjugate Kenyans to a conveyor belt system of elections come 2027.We shall not relent.”