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Martha Karua: ‘Suppressed’ evidence is now at the highest court

Martha Karua has shared that evidence from the last year’s August polls was now before the court of public opinion.

The Azimio la Umoja’s presidential running mate claimed that the apex court suppressed evidence.

In a tweet, Karua said, “Our constitution clearly states that all sovereign power belongs to the people who may exercise it directly or indirectly brought donees such the three arms of government.”

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This comes at a time when an anonymous Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) whistleblower claimed that Raila Odinga won with more than two million votes the last year’s polls.

The whistleblower shared that Mr Odinga garnered 8,170,353 votes (57.3 percent) against President William Ruto’s 5,915,973 (41.66 percent).

Karua would then insist that it was time for Kenyans to know the truth about the polls making a call for the IEBC servers to be opened for public scrutiny.

In a series of tweets, Karua maintained that the IEBC rigged the elections in favour of President Ruto.

“As citizens, we have a right to information, the truth lies in the servers, those doubting the whistle-blower’s data should demand servers be laid bare, we have to get to the bottom of this to free Kenya once and for all from electoral deceit.”

She added, “IEBC as the duty bearer holds the records on our behalf. The records belong to us and each and every office exercises ALL power on our behalf, wherever you are, whoever you ARE listen and do what the constitution sanctions, lay bare the servers!”

However, according to the results released by the former IEBC chair Wafula Chebukati, President Ruto scooped 7,176,141 votes while Mr Odinga got 6,942,930 votes.

The Azimio leaders sought legal redress, but the Supreme Court rubbished their petition, describing it as hot air and a wild goose chase, with Karua filing a petition with the East African Court of Justice to review the Supreme Court judgment.

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