Uhuru, Maraga ceasefire to put ‘the corrupt’ in trouble.

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President Uhuru Kenyatta and CJ David Maraga[Photo/Courtesy].

“Following our discussion and ceasefire, I will not read some parts of my speech, which are hard-hitting,” President Kenyatta joked as he addressed the gathering of various stakeholders in the justice system during the launch of the report on Thursday in the precincts of the Supreme Court.

Meeting between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Chief Justice David Maraga has culminated in a historic ceasefire between the two heads of independent departments.

The Daily Nation reported that a long meeting between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Chief Justice David Maraga averted an exchange of words between the two during the launch of the “State of the Judiciary and Administration of Justice Report (SOJAR) for the year 2018/2019”.

While launching the report, President Kenyatta revealed that he held a candid discussion with the head of the Judiciary in his chambers, leading to a handshake with Mr Maraga, who has previously accused the Presidency of mistreatment

“Following our discussion and ceasefire, I will not read some parts of my speech, which are hard-hitting,” President Kenyatta joked as he addressed the gathering of various stakeholders in the justice system during the launch of the report on Thursday in the precincts of the Supreme Court.

Earlier, Mr Maraga also avoided his speech, preferring to pick points as he spoke off-the-cuff, saying he won’t ridicule the President.

“He is not only the chief of the Executive but the Head of State. He is the unifying factor. And I recognise that Your Excellency,” Mr Maraga said.

President Kenyatta has of recent been castigating the judiciary for being lazy in prosecuting corruption cases after they are forwarded to them. Source: https://www.nation.co.ke.


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