Supreme Court to deliver verdict on Raila petition at 11am

The Supreme Court has announced the much awaited time to deliver a ruling on the presidential election petition.

According to the Registrar of the Supreme Court Esther Nyaikai, the judgement will be made at 11am.

around the Court and across the country as Kenyans wait anxiously for the landmark decision. Police had been ordered to conduct riot drills ahead of the ruling. Commanders in specific parts of the country were also ordered to recall juniors who are on leave or off duty.

The seven-judge bench will decide whether to uphold President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election or order a fresh election within 60 days. The landmark decision on the petition by NASA leader Raila Odinga will not only change the country’s political destiny, but will also be a precedence setter in determining election disputes filed over the August 8 General Election.

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