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Why the Presidency is not Interested in Probing Justice Tunoi

As I listen to lawyer men and women argue on whether or not it is constitutional for Justice Rao to chair the tribunal meant to probe Justice Tunoi I can't help but think for myself. I thank God for a head of my own. Now here is the truth, Justice Rao has been sworn in anyway. The Presidency that is the appointing authority has the best legal advisers in town; it is not possible that they aren't aware of the legal quagmire around the appointment of Justice Rao. He is not the only other person who is suited for this assignment in the whole of Kenya and beyond. Why the Presidency insisted in having him? Well here is the second truth; the Presidency has never been comfortable with probing the Justice Tunoi bribery allegations. Why? I am happy and safe to say that I don't know. 

At least we remember that there was a letter by Kinyua to Chief Justice declining the formation of a tribunal. That decision was to be quickly reversed after a massive public legal outcry. What I gather from lawyer friends is that any Kenyan can move to court tomorrow and challenge the appointment of Justice Rao. Why did the Presidency still go on to swear him in even with this knowledge? I already said it; the Presidency is not willing to have Justice Tunoi investigated. I don't know why. Now what the Presidency has simply done is to create another revolving door. It only wants someone to come up and challenge the appointment of Justice Rao thereby hindering the operations of the said tribunal and by so doing cleverly delay or even completely halt the Justice Tunoi probe. That is partly what happens when law meets politics. 
Why the Presidency is not Interested in Probing Justice Tunoi Why the Presidency is not Interested in Probing Justice Tunoi Reviewed by Ibrahim Magara on March 03, 2016 Rating: 5

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