AG Wants Court To Strike Out President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Name From Petition

by Mahakamani News

President Uhuru Kenyatta name should be struck out of court, AG tells court.

This move follows a challenge by rights crusader Okiya Omtatah who wants a decision creating the Office of Chief Administrative Secretary overturned.

According to the Attorney General, the President of Kenya cannot be sued as he enjoys presidential immunity and that the inclusion of the president is a clear misjoinder of party.

State Counsel Ms Gitiri Jennifer told court that Omtatah will not suffer any prejudice by the exclusion of President Uhuru Kenyatta as a respondents in the case.

Omtatah cited lack of public participation in the decision to include CAS in assisting Cabinet secretaries with their mandate.

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