On Tuesday September 22, 2020 – Chief Justice David Maraga has thrown the political class into a state of confusion following his advice to President Uhuru Kenyatta to dissolve Parliament for failing to pass the 2/3 gender laws.
While some politicians retreated privately to come up with a favorable position, it was not easy for Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen to make up his mind on the verdict and he ended up with conflicting statements.
Minutes after Maraga wrote the letter to President Kenyatta, Murkomen heaped praise on the Chief Justice and advised the Head of State to dissolve Parliament immediately.
“Mr. President now therefore dissolve Parliament. Immediately!”
“I have consistently believed in the mainstreaming of marginalized and minority groups including women and persons living with disabilities.” murkomen wrote,