Nairobi: Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has filed a response to a petition in the Supreme Court (Petition No. 5 of 2013) in which the results of the March 4, 2013 presidential election, as declared by the Commission, are being challenged.
The petition was filed on 16th of march by lead counsel George Oraro on behalf of Prime Minister Raila Odinga who was the presidential flag bearer of the Coalition for Reforms and Democracy(CORD)challenging the declaration of President -elect Uhuru Kenyatta in the just concluded General election.
The matter came up for mention before the Supreme Court judges led by Chief Justice Dr. willy Mutunga on Wednesday morning. The Court gave directions on the procedure for filing documents and the conduct of the parties involved in the petition.