The final session of the seven Supreme Court justices’ petition hearings, which is being presided over by Chief Justice Martha Koome, will start at 9 a.m. on Friday.
As they prepare to issue their ruling on Monday, September 5, 2022, the judges will retire after the hearing to consider the issues stated.
According to the Judiciary’s schedule, lawyers will respond to the questions judges asked them on Thursday on Friday.
Petitioners will also respond, and there will be submissions on the scrutiny report.
The main petitioners, Raila Odinga and Martha Karua, have been given an hour during the hearing to respond orally to the questions, while the other petitions have been given 30 and 15 minutes respectively.
Raila Karua has been given 30 minutes to make a submission regarding the scrutiny report, followed by 20 minutes each for Youth Advocacy Africa and Peter Kirika, and 10 minutes each for Khelef Khalifa and other petitioners.
Attorneys for William Ruto, the incoming president, and Rigathi Gachagua, the vice president-elect, will each have 30 minutes, while attorneys for the IEBC, the four commissioners, and Chebukati will share 30 minutes.