Karua Hints at Challenging CJ Koome’s Verdict at East African Court
Staff, 2022-09-10 10:21:01,
Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga’s running mate Martha Karua is considering moving to the East African Court of Justice to challenge the Supreme Court verdict that upheld President-elect William Ruto’s victory.
Speaking on Saturday, September 10, she reiterated that the consideration for filing the appeal was her personal opinion and not that of Azimio La Umoja.
Karua noted that she would consult the court, based in Arusha, Tanzania, on whether the judgement issued was just.
“In Nairobi, they have the governor but we have majority MCAs. Azimio won more presidential votes in Nairobi. I cannot believe we lost. It doesn’t make sense. But the court said we move on and we shall do so in line with rule of law and democracy. There is no other place to go other than the East African Court where I last filed an appeal (against Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru in 2017).
A display of the Supreme court session as hearing of petition continues on August 31, 2022
“I’m considering whether to travel on a hot air balloon to the East African Court of Justice just to discuss that judgement. I have time, I will take a break. – Martha Karua. For now, I will take a break but in my personal capacity I’m considering going to the East African Court of Justice,” Martha Karua stated.
She further reiterated that the Supreme Court promised to deliver the full judgement in 21 days, which she was eager to analyse.
“We respect the judgement but we do not agree with them. Let them…
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