One Year After the Presidential Petition

Campus Post

Last year, the Supreme Court of Kenya made some landmark rulings on three petitions filed after the declaration by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) that Uhuru Kenyatta had won the Presidential election with 50.07%.

Two of the petitions filed challenging the final tally of Kenya’s March 4 General Election, had sought not just a fresh presidential poll but had called into question the credibility of the entire process; The petitions filed by Cord’s presidential candidate Raila Odinga and another filed by a civil society group, the African Centre for Open Governance (Africog) challenging the declaration of Jubilee’s candidate Uhuru Kenyatta as winner of the election.

One petition which I noted and followed with much enthusiasm was the one filed by  Moses Kiarie Kuria, Dennis Njue Itumbi, and Flowrence Jematiah Sergon filed at the Supreme Court registry and was listed as petition number three of 2013. In their petition, they…

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