Judiciary cannot operate under the whims, wishes of MPs

Ruling is also a wake-up call to Kenyans who had chosen to watch politicians destroy their Constitution

In Summary

• The judges were clear that Building Bridges Initiative was not a popular initiative as the steering committee was a creation of the Executive.

• It does not fall under the category of citizens’ initiatives and could, therefore, not lead a popular initiative to change the Constitution

Thursday, May 13 was a watershed moment for the country as the courts declared their independence from politicians and state capture.

In a historical ruling not expected by many, a five-judge ...

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