JLAC approves suspension of IEBC four.
JLAC approves suspension of IEBC four( Julian Cherera, Justus Nyang’aya, Irene Masit and Francis Wanderi).
Led by the JLAC chair, Goerge Murugara, they requested that the head of state should launch a tribunal that will probe into the actions of the four.
JLAC stated,”The committee recommends that the President suspend the four Commissioners herein pending the Tribunal verdict.”
Upon approval by the legislators in the plenary, the President will gazette their suspension and thereafter form a tribunal to probe into their conduct.
The four were accused of were accused of gross misconduct and incompetence in managing of the August 2022 electoral process.
However, their lawyers have stated that JLAC committee lacked the jurisdiction to prosecute the four and that they usurped their power of tribunal.
This comes after Azimio la Umoja leader, Raila Odinga stated that he will hold country wide rallies, to involve Kenyans against the removal of the four IEBC commissioners.