Four commissioners response to supreme court ruling.
The four commissioners who initiated a split at the Bomas of Kenya issued a response to supreme court ruling.
The four commissioner namely; Justus Nyang’aya, Juliana Cherera, Irene Cherop and Francis Wanderi gave a statement named as “ The four commissioners response to supreme court ruling.
They alluded the seven justices led by Martha Koome for making a unanimous decision regarding the presidential petition.
They further said that they respect the decision made by the supreme court of Kenya to uphold to 2022 presidential results.
They said, “We wish to convey our appreciation to the honorable Judges of the Supreme court of Kenya and confirm that we respect their collective decisions.”
The four commissioners also said they agree with the independent electoral and boundaries commission chairman, Wafula Chebukati.
They said,”We also state that we agree with the statement of the chairperson of the commission which was sent to the media yesterday.”
This comes weeks after the four commissioners rebelled the IEBC Chairman and stated that they can not take ownership of the presidential results because of the opaque nature of the election exercise.
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The four commissioners later explained that the IEBC chair usurped his role as the chairman of the commission.
He did not allow other Independent electoral and boundaries commission officials to verify the results in the form 34C.
Form 34C was the document that contains the presidential results from form 34A and form 34B.
The split raised a lot of questions with Kenyans asking if really, IEBC held free, fair and credible elections.
However, the supreme court of law on monday, 5th cleared the doubts. Chief justice, Martha Koome declared any evidence against the 2022 presidential results as forgery and invalid.
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