Just in – Court rules to block Waititu succession

Besieged governor moved to court to have his deputy blocked from taking over county leadership

Impeached Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu has obtained temporary relief after court stopped his deputy from assuming office [Photo/ Courtesy]

In Brief

– Kiambu Governor was impeached by Senate last evening.

– He went to court to seek orders barring his deputy from taking over county leadership.

– He is also seeking to have the Senate decision overturned by the court.

Embattled Kiambu County Governor Ferdinand Waititu has obtained temporary relief after High Court granted him orders he sought to stop his deputy, James Nyoro, from taking up the County leadership. The impeached governor moved to Milimani Law Courts earlier in the day after word went round that a swearing in ceremony was being planned at the county offices.

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Waititu is battling to retain his seat after an impeachment motion from the County Assembly was affirmed by way of voting in the Senate last evening. He is also seeking to have the Senate decision overturned by the court.

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The besieged governor has been out of office on court orders since the ouster process kicked off, and his deputy has been serving in the position in acting capacity.


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