The High Court in Kisii yesterday allowed two men to involve the Constitution Implementation Commission and Independent Electoral Boundaries Review Commission in their petition. Matiko Bohoko and Daniel Moherei filed an application on August seeking to bar Local Government minister Musalia Mudadavi from presenting devolution Bills in parliament for debate
The two from Kuria have sued Mudavadi, Clerk to the National Assembly Patrick Gichohi and the Attorney General as first, second and third respondents respectively. Resident Judge Justice Ruth Sitati gave the petitioners a go-ahead to amend their petition and serve the respondents with the amended petition with seven days. The petitioner's lawyer Cyrus Minda said that after consultations with the lawyer representing the respondents Anthony Ombwayo, they agreed to make an application to enjoin the two commissions. "Your honor we seek leave to amend the petition accordingly so as to enjoin the parties so that we can serve them with the amended petition," M,inda said.
He asked the court to take the matter seriously considering that parliamentarians were passing Bills hurriedly and yet the petition has never been looked at. Ombwayo for the respondents said asked the court to ssiue another date so that they can consultations with the two commissions and the task force. He said that the petitioners have an avenue to air their views saying he had no problem with the m enjoining the CIC and IEBRC.