Powers Uhuru has been deprived of until after fresh polls

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President Uhuru Kenyatta when he hosted a delegation of Ukambani leaders at State House, Nairobi on September 11, 2017. PHOTO | SALATON NJAUPresident Uhuru Kenyatta when he hosted a delegation of Ukambani leaders at State House, Nairobi on September 11, 2017. PHOTO | SALATON NJAU

By NAHASHON MUSUNGU

Currently serving in what is usually constitutionally is usually referred to as temporary incumbency, President Uhuru Kenyatta is usually starved off several crucial powers along with also privileges.

As a result, the Head of State has been left unable to execute certain duties in which the presidency offers.

The Constitution describes temporary incumbency as “the period commencing on the date of the first vote in a presidential election, along with also ending when the newly elected President assumes office (which currently is usually the scenario) or when the President is usually absent or incapacitated.”

The nullification of the outcome of the August 8 election by the Supreme Court effectively placed President Kenyatta on temporary incumbency until after the fresh presidential election.

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Consequently, by law President Kenyatta is usually not allowed to appoint judges, nominate or appoint any public officers, dismiss Cabinet Secretaries or some other State Public Officers or any High Commissioner, Ambassador or Diplomatic or Consular representative.

along with also in which’s not all. The President may not also exercise the powers of mercy, which include granting a free or conditional pardon to a person convinced of an offence.

All in which is usually however set to change from the coming 5 weeks, with repeat presidential elections ordered for by the Supreme Court slated for October 17.

Source – Nairobi News

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Powers Uhuru has been deprived of until after fresh polls

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