Uhuru ally and Jubilee Nyeri town MP Hon Wambugu Ngunjiri has filed a petition against Chief Justice David Maraga question the judge’s suitability.
This came days after the Supreme Court nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta’s win during the August 8 general election.
The Nyeri Town MP said Maraga must be removed from office over what he called ‘gross misconduct’ following the ruling.
“I am challenging his conduct. We have had a lot of judicial issues. What we have is a group of people who have taken captive of the judiciary,” he said.
Ngunjiri said he has concrete evidence that he will table before court to ensure Maraga is removed from the Judiciary.
In his historic decision on September 1, the CJ nullified Uhuru’s win saying IEBC did not conduct the elections as stipulated in the law.
But his decision, which was welcomed by many as a rare sign of independence of Kenya’s judiciary, did not go well with the Jubilee Party.
After the ruling, Uhuru said if he wins the October 17 vote, he will ‘fix’ the Judiciary.
The president called the chief justice a crook in some of the personalised attacks shaping the fresh election political discourse.
An Mp denounced NASA leader Raila Odinga as the devil who needs a whipping
The petition to remove Chief Justice David Maraga is President Uhuru beginning to “fix the Supreme Court”. And make no mistake, if they succeed that post will never go to anyone outside preferred region. And remember at this point in time there is virtually no ally of DP Ruto can be CJ. None!
What’s more insulting is the ground that they are using. Uhuru is saying that the Chief Justice is of “unsound mind” while Hon Wambugu is alleging imaginary syndicate of civil societies to have penetrated the supreme court to bring down Uhuru.
In Kameme FM this morning its alleged they were referring to him as “Muguruki” or something like that. A mad man.
They are not interested in the rule of law. All they want is unfettered, unchecked and unaccountable power.
All they want is to rule unchecked.
Raila Odinga in 2013 didn’t attack individual judges. No CORD MP (then) pushed for the removal of then Chief Justice Dr. Willy Mutunga. He disagreed with the judgement then, but proved through his actions that he respected it and would abide by it.
Now Kenyans must decide if this country only belongs to a few or to all.
And guys, if they succeed in removing the Chief Justice then there is nothing they can’t do to you.