Nairobi,KENYA:Leaders in the government and other politicians allied to the Jubilee camp have applauded the ruling by the Supreme court in upholding the re-election of president Uhuru Kenyatta in the repeat of the 26th presidential polls.
Speaking to journalists in Nairobi, attorney general Githu Muigai applauded the Supreme Court on its judgment saying that the country should move forward in swearing the president and the creation of a new cabinet for the country to move forward.
“We can use the constitutional order to the nexr level, which is the inauguration of the president and creation of the cabinet and we move on.”Prof Muigai said
He said that there is need for the petition regulatory law to be relooked in order to reach the universal threshold indicating that in the Kenyan context the regulatory law is below par following the fact that polls across board encompass errors .
On his part, the majority leader Aden Duale echoed Prof Githu Muigai sentiments saying that the win in the supreme court was due to Jubilee’s move in following the due process of the constitution which he terms as a pillar in uniting Kenyans after the October 26th which is being propelled by devolution .
“Today we are happy, following the due process of the win of the president will be validated by the supreme court in an unanimous decision .”Duale said
ThirdWay Alliance flag bearer Ekuru Aukot said that the party is pleased with the decision made by the Supreme Court indicating that the court has demonstrated its independence despite the pressure from the political class.
President Uhuru Kenyatta’s lawyer Abdnassir Abdullahi insisted that legitimacy is legal issue that has been determined by the Supreme Court that a repeat of election was conducted according to the constitution.
Supreme Court unanimously upholds re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta paving way for his swearing in for second term in office.