Justice Lilian Mutende of Kitui High Court has issued directives barring County Assemblies from the formation of the People’s Assembly
The order was issued pending determination of a case filed by Counties Development Group, a lobby group,
The lobby group had petitioned the court to have county assemblies stopped from constituting a Special College for the appointment of election members, delegations and observers of the People’s Assembly.
The order also blocked any participation in the People’s Assembly, executing the motions tabled and moved before the county assemblies.
The case is set to be heard in January 2018.
County assemblies that have passed the motion consist of Busia, Siaya, Kakamega, Vihiga, Kisumu, Homa Bay, Migori and Makueni County, Kilifi County and Kitui County .
~ NEP Journal