BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,18TH AUG 2017-Exactly at 11pm Friday 18th August,NASA principals and lawyers led by presidential candidate Raila Odinga were in the supreme court to file their petition.They had been given until midnight Friday to file the petition.The country had been kept waiting especially after NASA had said they will file it at 3pm.
They had however to be hold up in a long meeting stretching for the better part of the evening Friday.UPESINEWS.CO.KE has since established that the long meeting was convened in oder to provide a platform on how to make the petition more strong a move that will eventually strengthen their case.
The petition are in 9000 pages with 5000 Kgs of affidavits .It will be daunting task for the six bench judges of the supreme court to peruse totally through the documents and make a ruling.
Addressing the press outside the supreme court just after filing the petition,NASA principal Raila Odinga termed the petition as historical.He said it had received support from million of Kenyans a cross the country.
On his side Lawyer James Orengo says they will proof to Kenyans that Uhuru Kenyatta was not elected as per the law.
NASA is challenging the victory of president Uhuru Kenyatta in just concluded general elections held on 8th of August.They say elections results had numerous anomalies.
The supreme court will have 14 days from the day of filing the petition to determine the case.