This probe is politically motivated- Opposition Leader asks IEBC 4 to boycott assembly summons.
Azimio la umoja leader, Raila Odinga asks the foour( Irene Masita, Justus Nyang’aya, Juliane Cherera and Francis Wanderi) to stop stop showing up to the parliamentary summons.
Yesterday, a review was run by the The National Assembly’s Justice and Legal Affairs Committee after petition was filed for removal of the four.
The petitions indicated that the four are incompetent and committed a gross misconduct in office
Hon. Raila stated,”This probe is politically motivated; it is a continuation of the witch-hunt mission that Ruto is on. We advise the commissioners to boycott it in the interest of constitutionalism and rule of law.”
He added that, the ruling party is desperate to replace the four, for their allies who will count votes in favour of them in 2027 general elections.
Raila also called on the assemblies( National and the senate) to distance themselves from electoral matters.
Azimio la Umoja leader also highlighted that the assembly was somehow, ursurping its power of the tribunal
He stated,”We call on two houses of Parliament to stand firm and not to be part of what is happening…”
“By summoning these commissioners, Parliament is usurping the role of a tribunal… they are trying to prejudice whatever tribunal could be formed. Parliament’s role must be limited to summoning the commissioners and deciding whether the issues raised warrant the formation of a tribunal.”
“Their target is institutions and individuals that the regime feels did not dance enough to their tunes during the campaigns,” he added.
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