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Court delays ruling on Wambora’s case to Monday

By Kurian Musa | May 7th 2014

By Musa Kurian

NAIROBI, KENYA: Embu Governor Martin Nyaga Wambora will have to wait longer till Monday when he shall know whether High Court will stop the Senate Committee from discussing resolution of Embu County Assembly to impeach him.

Principal Judge Muongo Richard has said that it was at the discretion of Senate to appear or not appear before the court during the discussions seeking conservatory orders.

Lawyer Wilfred Nyamu submitted that Senate disregarded Authority of Court having been served with suit papers to appear in court.

He said a special committee was formed on Tuesday at the Senate to investigate Governor Wambora

“Same people in the previous committee that had investigate the governor are the ones in the current committee, they are going to repeat what they did before.” But the Principal Judge restrained the lawyer from referencing on the issues that are under discretion of Senate.

The Commission on Administration of Justice (Ombudsman) headed by Otiende Amollo had made an application to be enjoined in Wambora’s case as a friend of the court.

The court to give a ruling on Monday at 9 am next week.

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