President Kibaki Has One More Term to Lead Kenya if He Runs and Wins 2013 Elections
There are two scenarios in the next Elections to be held in Kenya in 2013. If Hon. Prime Minister Raila Odinga will have two terms of 5 years each if he wins the 2013 and 2018 elections, President Mwai Kibaki has one term of 5 years remaining and can therefore contest the 2013 elections. Since 2008 President Kibaki has continued to share leadership with Hon. Prime Minister Raila Odinga. President Kibaki has never made a decision, given a directive or appointed anyone to any position, without consulting and agreeing with Hon. Raila Odinga. Both of them have led the Nation together.
Therefore, if Hon. Raila Odinga has already two terms to lead Kenya if he wins the next elections, President Kibaki has one term left, but if President Kibaki will be considered to have completed two terms, then automatically Hon. Raila Odinga has only one term left if he wins the 2013 elections. President Mwai Kibaki has a right to contest the Presidency in the next general election in Kenya come 2013.
Both the Kenya's Attorney General and the Kenya's Chief Justice have an urgent demanding obligation to interpret the constitution so that Kenyans will not continue with this confusion. They have to make it very clear how many terms Hon. Raila Odinga has to lead Kenya if he wins the elections, so that President Kibaki may decide whether to run in the next elections or not.
By Isaac Newton Kinity
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