In Summary
  • CJ Maraga ruled that all parties should file documents seeking to join the petition by 4pm on Monday.

  • He set mention of the case for Tuesday next week.

More parties are seeking to join the governors’ case over the dispute on the Division of Revenue Bill, 2019 at the Supreme Court.

The Commission on Revenue Allocation, the Law Society of Kenya, the Katiba Institute, county assemblies, the Controller of Budget and speakers of both the National Assembly and the Senate on Friday expressed an interest to join the legal battle filed earlier this week.

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While appearing before Chief Justice David Maraga, the parties presented their request to join the suit.

State lawyer Emmanuel Bitta, who is representing the Attorney General in the case, told the top court that because that several other parties want to participate in the case, he will raise an objection on the capacity of parties allowed to be involved in the suit.

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