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Standoff At Milimani Law Court As Azimio Supporters Dispersed By GSU

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Azimio – One Kenya supporters have been dispersed outside Milimani Law Court after attempting to escort Raila’s legal team to file election petition against the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) over controversial presidential results announced by National Presiding Officer, Wafula Chebukati.

The growing audience around Milimani Law Court that even blocked road inlets and outlets forced the security personnel including the General Service Unit officers to disperse the crowd as heavy security was deployed to re-install calmness around the court premise.

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Azimio supporters dispersed outside Milimani Law Court

Azimio – One Kenya constitutional and legal senior counsels are expected to file a petition today at Milimani Law Court before 2pm seeking to invalidate Ruto’s victory in the just concluded general election.

Raila’s senior counsels led by Pheroze Nowrojee, James Orengo, Philip Murgor and Amos Wako are poised to represent Azimio – One Kenya coalition to challenge Chebukati’s results that rendered Ruto and as president and deputy president-elect at the apex court.

Others lawyers set to represent Azimio – One Kenya includes; Tom Ojienda, Daniel Maanzo, Otiende Amollo, Mutula Kilonzo junior and Raila longtime legal advisor Paul Mwangi.

However, deputy president William Ruto on the other hand has lined up legal experts led by former attorney general prof Githu Muigai, Uhuru’s constitutional lawyer Fred Ngatia, former LSK president Nelson Havi, Prof Kithure Kindiki, Elias Mutuma, Emanuel Kibet, Adrian Kamotho, and Collins Kiprono to defend his controversial victory.

Ruto Beats Raila in Presidential Contest

Ruto was declared by Chebukati as the president-elect after garnering 7,176,141 votes against his chief competitor Raila Odinga who wielded 6,942,930 votes.

Azimio files an online petition

According to Dan Maanzo, the Azimio – One Kenya coalition has already filed an online petition and the legal entire legal team is expected to present the petition at Milimani Law Court physically before the day breaks.

The Roots Party presidential candidate George Luchiri Wajackoyah came third, closely followed by the Agano Party’s David Waihiga Mwaure at the fourth position.

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