The judges also unanimously agreed that at the time of collection of BBI signatures there was no legislation given on verification of signatures.

“A permanent injunction is hereby issued barring IEBC from conducting a referendum on the constitutional amendment bill 2020,” the judges said.

The Judges also appeared to raise the bar on amending the Constitution through popular initiative and making it even harder to amend the country’s supreme law.

The majority faulted the President for riding on a popular initiative – an avenue reserved for the common man – to instigate constitutional changes.

Source: The Star