Uhuru meets Maraga, shakes hand at Mashujaa Day fete – VIDEO
President Uhuru Kenyatta and Chief Justice David Maraga on Friday meet for the first time in public since the historic Supreme Court ruling nullifying the results of the presidential election.
Th two met at Uhuru Park to mark Mashujaa Day also known as Heroes’ Day.
What excited Kenyans on social media was the handshake between the two.
Since the nullification of the presidential elections, President Kenyatta has sustained his public attack on the CJ and the other Supreme Court judges.
He has gone as far as calling the six Supreme Court judges ‘Wakora’ (crooks).
Here are some of the reactions from social media.
A gentleman in deed
— Riama for peace (@MaryMun21785217) October 20, 2017
If that was Raila and his crowd. And say Maraga overturned their victory…. Just imagine the hostility he'd have received. #MashujaaDay
— mathieu bitok™ (@itsbitok) October 20, 2017
CJ Maraga arrives and takes the seat next to Gov. Mike Sonko. They initially have nothing to say to each other, they pull out their ?
— James Smart (@jamessmat) October 20, 2017
Nasarites will now call Maraga a COWARD or BETRAYER after attending the #MashujaaDay celebrations at Uhuru Park.They think he is their PAWN.
— Kambodian™?? (@MwendeCharles) October 20, 2017
Alaaar…. Maraga na Mwilu wako Uhuru park? How do we spin this now to fit the illegitimacy narrative?
— Ohta Ryota (@Ohta_Ryota) October 20, 2017
You think Maraga is a politician!!! People are mature enough and have the gift of discernment. Not everyone out here has corrupt mentality.
— Reinhard O.T (@reynozotieno) October 20, 2017
i’m i the only one here who kinda thinks their handshake was a bit longer compared with the others… ??! ok, let me sit down.
— Deluxe (@jmwathi26) October 20, 2017
Indeed this potrays our great honour to our founding fathers.Let us follow their footsteps by mantaining peace.
— Patrick kyalo (@Patrick59935568) October 20, 2017