CJ Koome Presides Over The Swearing In Of Nine Members To The ‘Cherera 4’ Probe Tribunal

    Chief Justice Martha Koome has sworn in the nine members of the tribunal appointed by President William Ruto to investigate the conduct of IEBC vice chairperson Juliana Cherera and three other commissioners.

    Justice Aggrey Muchelule will chair the tribunal, which was formed on Friday, December 2.

    Carolyne Kamende Daudi, Linda Gakii Kiome, Mathew Njaramba Nyabena, and retired Colonel Saeed Khamis Saced were also appointed to conduct an investigation into the commissioners.

    The tribunal will also include Kibet Kirui Emmanuel, Irene Tuntu Neboe, Peter Munge Murage, and Zamzam Abdi Abib.

    Justus Nyangaya, Francis Wanderi, and Irene Masit are the other commissioners being investigated alongside Cherera.

    “The mandate of the Tribunal shall be to consider the petition for the removal of Juliana Cherera, Francis Mathenge Wanderi, Irene Cherop Masit and Justus Abonyo Nyang’aya from office as members of IEBC and to inquire into the allegations therein,” read the special gazette notice in part.

    Further, the President directed the four commissioners to be suspended until the matter is concluded.